Horrific scenes as five-year-old girl DIES after being hit by a Toyota Tarago while walking with her mother at night in Sydney’s west
- Emergency services were called to Plumpton about 7.20pm on Wednesday
- Two pedestrians, a 37-year-old woman and five-year-old girl, were hit by a car
- The woman was in a serious but stable condition, while the girl was critical
- The pair were rushed to Westmead Hospital where the child later died
- A 64-year-old male driver underwent mandatory testing and is assisting police
A five-year-old girl has tragically died after being hit by a car while walking with her mother in Sydney’s west.
Emergency services were called to Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton, about 7.20pm on Wednesday to reports two pedestrians, a 37-year-old woman and her daughter, had been hit by a Toyota Tarago.
Paramedics rushed the pair to Westmead Hospital with the woman being in a serious but stable condition and the child in a critical condition.
The child later died at Westmead Hospital.
Emergency services were called to Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton, about 7.20pm on Wednesday (pictured) to reports two pedestrian had been hit by a car
The 64-year-old male driver of the Toyota Tarago sustained no injuries and was taken to hospital for mandatory testing
The 64-year-old male driver sustained no injuries and was taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing. He is currently assisting police with inquiries.
Two ambulances, two intensive care units, and multiple primary care crews along with police were dispatched to the scene.
Photos of the horrific crash show a team of paramedics desperately working to stabilise the mother and daughter.
The impact shattered the front windscreen on the Tarago and carved a massive dent in the front bonnet.
NSW Ambulance paramedic Lawrence Vincent said it was ‘absolute chaos’ when emergency teams arrived.
The woman suffered leg injuries and has potential pelvis injuries, Mr Vincent said.
Local resident James Camilleri said there were many road accidents in the area and the traffic lights near the scene were not currently working.
‘We heard a thud then all of these sirens going off,’ he told TNV.
‘This stretch of road is notorious for people getting hit and killed.’
A 37-year-old woman and her five-year-old daughter were rushed to hospital, where the child later died
The impact shattered the glass on the front windscreen and created a dent on the front bonnet
‘Just a year ago my brother was here, got t-boned by a truck. He had a heart attack and they brought him back to life.’
‘Something definitely has to be done about this road.’
A crime scene has been set up and as inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has dash cam footage 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.
Police have set up a crime scene as they continue to investigate the circumstance surrounding the incident