Woman dragged along road in alleged hit and run in Sydney

Police have charged the alleged driver of a car that struck a woman as she crossed the road in Bass Hill yesterday.

About 3.15pm Monday  a 29-year-old woman crossed Chester Hill Road to get to a vehicle that was parked on the eastern side of the road.

As she crossed, police will allege she was hit by a black Subaru Impreza sedan that was travelling south on Chester Hill Road.

The woman was dragged a short distance by the vehicle before hitting the rear of another car that was parked.

Police will allege the driver of the Subaru drove from the scene without stopping.

The woman was taken to Liverpool Hospital where she remains in a critical condition with head injuries and fractures to her pelvis, elbow and leg.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and commenced an investigation.

Later police from Ashfield, together with officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit, attended a home on Macquarie Road, Earlwood.

A 26-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Campsie Police Station where she has been charged with failing to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing grievous bodily harm, and negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm).

She was given conditional bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court on 5 November.