A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck in a carpark near Wollongong earlier today.
Shortly after 10am (Monday 26 October 2020), officers from Wollongong Police District were called to a carpark on Railway Street, Corrimal, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.
The pedestrian, a man believed to be aged in his 70s, died at the scene.
The truck driver, a 27-year-old man, was treated at the scene for shock before being taken to hospital for mandatory testing.
A crime scene has been established, which will be examined by officers from the Traffic and Highway Patrol Command.
Inquiries are continuing and anyone who may have witnessed anything is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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.