POLICE | Two pedestrians in Liverpool hospital after being hit by a driver who didn’t stop

Generic image. Picture: NSW Ambulance
Generic image. Picture: NSW Ambulance

Police are appealing for witnesses after two pedestrians were injured in a fail-to-stop crash at Bankstown on Saturday morning.

About 5.40am, two women, 22 and 25, were walking south on Cottam Avenue towards Canterbury Road, walking on the road on the east side of the street, close to parked cars, when they were struck by a southbound Nissan Tida.

After hitting the pedestrians, the car continued along Cottam Avenue, turning onto Canterbury Road, failing to stop.

Ambulance paramedics arrived and took the two pedestrians to Liverpool hospital. They suffered leg and head injuries that aren’t believed to be life-threatening.

Bankstown police began inquiries.

The car involved has been described as a white or light coloured Nissan Tida and is believed to have a damaged headlight.

Any witnesses or anyone with information on the identity of the driver is urge to contact police.

  • Any information about this incident to CrimeStoppers, 1800 333 000. Information treated in strict confidence. You’re reminded not to report crime via police social media.