Woman critically injured after car hits spectators at netball court

TWO people have been injured, one of them critically, after being hit by a car at a crowded netball court in Sydney’s south.

The man and woman were struck down by a reversing car at the Bellingara Netball Courts in Sylvania just before 10.30am on Saturday.

A NSW Police spokesperson said the woman was pinned up against a fence in the car park and the man sustained a head injury.


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It’s understood members of the public rushed to free the trapped woman before she and the injured man were rushed to St George Hospital.

At least one of them was transported in a critical condition. Their ages are not known.

In a post on Facebook, the Sutherland Shire Netball Association said a “major incident” had taken place and as a result, all morning games had been cancelled.

The woman who was driving the car is assisting police with their enquiries.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. 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 myGC.com.au 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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