Elderly man hit by car at bus stop in ‘critical condition’

AN ELDERLY man is fighting for life in hospital, after being hit by a car as he waited for a bus in Sydney’s north west.

Emergency crews were called to the Stanhope Parkway at The Ponds just after 2:30pm on Friday.

Police say the 72-year-old had been standing at a bus stop near Warbler Street, when he was struck by a Ford Focus.


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He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the Focus, a 47-year-old man from The Ponds, was taken to Blacktown Hospital for mandatory testing and is assisting police with inquiries.

Officers from Quakers Hills Police Area Command, together with officers from Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and have commenced inquiries.

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