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Man, 20, dies after being hit by while crossing a road

  • A 20-year-old man has died after being struck by a utility in Sydney’s north west
  • James Gray was crossing Victoria Road in Gladesville at 2am when he was hit
  • He was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital but sadly died a short time later
  • The 33-year-old utility driver was also taken to hospital and treated for shock 

A young man has died after he was hit by a utility while crossing Victoria Road in Sydney’s north west on Saturday.

James Gray, 20, was attempting to cross the main road at Gladesville around 2am when he was struck by a Holden ute.

Police believe Mr Gray had been at a nearby pub earlier in the night and tried to cross the road after visiting a kebab shop.

A young man has died after he was hit by a utility (pictured) while crossing Victoria Road in Sydney’s north west on Saturday

He was crossing the road at an ‘unmarked section’ when he was struck, police reported.

Witnesses rushed to help save Mr Gray’s life, performing CPR on the young man before paramedics arrived.

He was taken to Royal North Shore hospital but died a short time later. 

The 30-year-old driver of the Holden ute, who was visibly shaken following the fatal accident, was taken to hospital and treated for shock.

He was crossing the road at an 'unmarked section' when he was struck, police reported 

He was crossing the road at an ‘unmarked section’ when he was struck, police reported 

Witnesses rushed to help save Mr Gray's life, performing CPR on the young man before paramedics arrived

Witnesses rushed to help save Mr Gray’s life, performing CPR on the young man before paramedics arrived

He will also undergo mandatory blood and alcohol testing. 

No charges have been laid as of yet. 

Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash are continuing and any witnesses are urged to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

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