Boy critical following pedestrian crash - Manly

Friday, 09 April 2021 05:09:06 PM

An investigation is underway after a boy was struck by a vehicle in Sydney’s north today.

Just after 3.40pm (Friday 9 April 2021), emergency services were called to Pittwater Road near Balgowlah Road, Manly, after reports a boy had been struck by a vehicle.

A 13-year-old boy was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and was airlifted to the Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick in a critical condition.

The 19-year-old male driver of a utility was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command have established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV 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.