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Sydney boy, 3, fights for life in hospital after being hit by car

Three-year-old boy fights for life with horrific head injuries after being hit by a Holden Captiva in Sydney

  • Three-year-old boy fighting for his life after being struck by a car on Wednesday 
  • Child was hit by a Holden Captiva in Oran Park in south-west Sydney at 5.10pm 
  • Paramedics treated him at scene before he was airlifted to children’s hospital 

A three-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being struck by a car in Sydney.

The young boy was hit by a Holden Captiva on Steward Drive in Oran Park in the city’s south-west at about 5.10pm on Wednesday. 

Paramedics treated the three-year-old at the scene before he was airlifted to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead with head and leg injuries. 

Paramedics treated the three-year-old at the scene before he was airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with head and leg injuries

The young boy was hit by a Holden Captiva on Steward Drive in Oran Park in south-west Sydney about 5.10pm on Wednesday

The young boy was hit by a Holden Captiva on Steward Drive in Oran Park in south-west Sydney about 5.10pm on Wednesday 

The 29-year-old driver was uninjured following and will undergo mandatory testing in hospital. 

NSW Ambulance duty operations manager Phil Sweet said accidents involving children is confronting for first-responders.

‘In the end, we’re all human and a lot of us have children as well – that’s why we do our training, so we can operate well as a team, we know what we have to do to help those who need us,’ he said in a statement.

‘As road users we all need to take care while out and about – your life and the life of others can change in a split second.’

Officers from Camden Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene. 

The cause of the crash remains unknown.  

Paramedics arrive at the scene and treated the three-year-old before he was airlifted to hospital

Paramedics arrive at the scene and treated the three-year-old before he was airlifted to hospital

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