Man, 68, sustains head injuries after he was hit by a car

A man is in a critical condition after he was hit by a car in Brighton-Le-Sands on Saturday night.

About 6.40pm, emergency services were called to the intersection of Moate Avenue and Bruce Street following reports a car had hit a pedestrian.

Police attended and found a 68-year-old man had been hit by a car at the location.

The man fell onto the roadway and sustained head injuries. He was taken to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver, who stopped and rendered aid to the man, was taken for mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established and was examined by specialist forensic officers.

Inquiries are continuing