A PEDESTRIAN has died after being hit by a car while trying to walk across a motorway in Sydney’s northwest.
Police said the 71-year-old was crossing the M2, near the Windsor Road off-ramp at Baulkham Hills when he was struck around 10.50am.
The man sustained life-threatening injuries and, despite the efforts of emergency services, he could not be saved.
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Police confirmed the 71-year-old man died at the scene.
The male driver, believed to be in his mid-twenties, stopped to render assistance after the crash.
He was taken to hospital for follow up medical tests and checks.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident and will prepare a report for the Coroner.
Motorists travelling through the area are urged to monitor Live Traffic NSW for the latest on traffic conditions.
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