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Woman seriously injured following car and pedestrian crash - Caringbah South

Sunday, 02 May 2021 03:49:31 AM

An investigation is underway after a woman was struck by a vehicle in Sydney’s south overnight.

About 12.40am (Sunday 2 May 2021), emergency services were called to Ash Avenue, Caringbah South, after reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command attended and found a woman – believed to be in her late 20s - trapped beneath a white Toyota hatchback.

Fire and Rescue NSW, with the assistance of NSW Ambulance paramedics, eventually freed the woman about 2am.

She was taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition with significant leg and arm injuries.

The female driver of the Toyota – who is believed to be in her late 50s and is known to the injured woman - was subject to a roadside breath test which returned a positive result.

She was arrested and taken to Sutherland Police Station for a breath analysis, which allegedly returned a reading of 0.166.

Police established a crime scene and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Sutherland Shire Police or 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.