Pedestrian hit by car; man charged – Llandilo

A driver has been charged after a pedestrian was struck by a car in Sydney’s west overnight.

About 10.50pm (Saturday 20 June 2020), emergency services were called to Fifth Avenue, Llandilo, about 10km north east of Penrith, after reports a man was allegedly struck by a Ford Focus while walking down the street.

The 41-year-old pedestrian suffered head and leg injuries and was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

The provisional driver, a 19-year-old man, was subjected to a roadside breath test, which returned a negative result.

He was arrested and taken to Nepean Hospital for mandatory testing before being taken to Penrith Police Station.

Following inquiries, the Emu Heights man was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm (drive manner dangerous) and negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm). His licence was also suspended.

He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear before Penrith Local Court on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

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