Two pedestrians seriously injured in Auburn

Police are investigating after a man and woman were struck by a car at Auburn yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 7.30pm (1 June 2016), a BMW sedan was travelling east on Hall Street, when it struck two pedestrians who had stepped out in front of the vehicle.

As a result of the crash, the male pedestrian, aged 70, suffered facial injuries and bruising. The female pedestrian, aged 68, suffered head lacerations, broken ribs, spinal injuries and fractures.

They were both taken to Westmead Hospital, where the male is in a stable condition and the female is in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the BMW, a 54-year-old man, stopped after the accident and is assisting police with inquiries. He was uninjured.

Officers from Flemington Local Area Command continue to investigate the incident and any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stopers.