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Appeal for information after pedestrian hit by vehicle - Bankstown

Saturday, 13 August 2022 04:38:39 PM

Police are appealing for information after a fail to stop collision which left a teenage boy in hospital in Sydney’s south-west yesterday.

About 4pm (Friday 12 August 2022), a teenage boy had alighted from a bus and was crossing the southbound lanes on Chapel Road South, Bankstown, when he was hit by a car.

The teenager – aged 15 – was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to a children’s hospital for treatment to leg and pelvic injuries.

The vehicle failed to stop and render assistance.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Are Command established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The vehicle has been described as a grey sedan.

As investigations continue, police are appealing for anyone who may have dashcam footage from Chapel Road South or who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

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.