Pedestrian hit – West Ballina

A man remains in hospital after being hit by a car in Ballina overnight.

Shortly before 10pm (Monday 2 March 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of Kalinga Street and Oakland Avenue, West Ballina, following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

Upon arrival, paramedics treated a 30-year-old man before he was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver of the Mitsubishi Lancer – a 30-year-old man – was taken to Ballina District Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Richmond Police District attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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.

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