Police are appealing for public assistance after a child suffered critical injuries when he was hit by a car in the state’s south today.
About 8.35am today (Wednesday 2 December 2020) emergency services attended Waples Road, Unanderra where a Nissan Maxima traveling west on Waples Road, near Mianga Crescent, collided with a 10-year-old boy.
The boy was treated at the scene for head injuries by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to Randwick Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.
The driver, a 17-year-old boy, is assisting police and was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory testing.
A crime scene was established by officers from Lake Illawarra Police District and examined by the Southern Crash Investigation Unit.
As investigations continue police are requesting anyone with information or dashcam vision to contact Lake Illawarra Police Station on 02 42325599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Lake Illawarra Police Station or 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.