Teenage girl critical following car and pedestrian crash - Menai

Sunday, 02 May 2021 03:51:26 AM

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

About 8.40pm (Saturday 2 May 2021), emergency services were called to the intersection of Old Illawarra Road and New Illawarra Road, Menai, after reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

A 14-year-old girl was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

She was taken to St George Hospital, before being transferred to Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick in a critical condition.

The male driver of a white Hiace van, aged 59, was taken to Sutherland Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As inquiries continue, anyone with dashcam 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.