Man dies after being struck by car at Illawarra

A man has died after being struck by a car in the Illawarra earlier today.

About 11am today (Thursday 28 November 2019), emergency services were called to the roundabout on Central Avenue and Fisher Street, Oak Flats, following reports of a crash.

Police have been told a man was crossing the road when he was struck by a Subaru Impreza.

The man, believed to be aged in his 80s, was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Wollongong Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He is yet to be formally identified.

The male driver of the Subaru was taken to hospital for mandatory testing and is assisting police with inquiries.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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