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Police investigate after pedestrian hit by car - Sylvania

Wednesday, 29 December 2021 03:08:19 PM

Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car in Sydney’s south this afternoon.

Just before 2pm (Wednesday 29 December 2021), emergency services were called to Port Hacking Road, near the intersection of Bellingara Road, Sylvania, following reports a 70-year- old woman had been hit by a car.

The woman was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

The male driver was uninjured and underwent a roadside breath test that returned a negative result. He was also taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to Sutherland Shire Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Traffic is heavily impacted; motorists are urged to avoid the area and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.

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.