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Fatal pedestrian collision - Plumpton

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 11:06:58 PM

A child has died after being struck by a motor vehicle in Sydney’s west.

About 7:20pm today (Wednesday 17 March 2021), emergency services responded to reports that two pedestrians had been hit by a Toyota Tarago on Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton.

Officers from Mount Druitt Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Police have been informed that the pedestrians were a 37-year-old woman and her five-year-old daughter.

They were conveyed by NSW Ambulance paramedics to Westmead Hospital with the woman being in a serious but stable condition and the child in a critical condition.

The child later died at Westmead Hospital.

The 64-year-old male driver was taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing. He is currently assisting police with inquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800-333-000.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.