Child in stable condition after being struck by car at Coonabarabran

A child will undergo surgery for facial injuries after being struck by a car in Coonabarabran yesterday.

About 5.10pm (Sunday 27 June 2021), a five-year-old boy was struck by a car – being driven by a woman – as he ran across Dalgarno Street.

Emergency services were called, and the boy was taken to Coonabarabran Hospital before being airlifted to John Hunter Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The driver was taken to Coonabarabran Hospital for mandatory testing.

Inquiries by Orana Mid-Western Police District are underway.

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.

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