Fatal pedestrian crash - Sydney's south west

Thursday, 28 July 2022 07:30:18 PM

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal pedestrian crash in Sydney’s south west today.

About 10.40am (Thursday 28 July 2022), emergency services were called to Parramatta Road, Ashfield, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

The pedestrian – a 71-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, he could not be revived and died at the scene.

The driver – an 89-year-old man – was not injured and was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Burwood Police Area Command have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.