Pedestrian hit and killed by car while trying to cross motorway

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.


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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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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