Child injured after being hit by car at Gymea

Child injured after being hit by car at Gymea

A 12-year-old boy is in a serious condition after being hit by a car at Gymea this afternoon.

Just before 5pm, emergency services were called to Gymea Bay Road, Gymea, after reports a child had been hit by a car.

Police have been told the 12-year-old boy was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a Chrysler 300C.

He was treated at the scene for suspected head injuries before being taken to Sydney Children's Hospital in a serious condition.

The driver, a 32-year-old man, was not injured. He was breath tested at the scene and returned a negative result.

Officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command attended and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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