Elderly woman killed after being struck by taxi in hit-and-run

AN elderly woman has died after being hit by a taxi on the Pacific Highway at Crows Nest this morning.

About 11.20am, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, near the intersection of Rocklands Road, following reports that a woman had been hit by a taxi.

Initial investigations suggest the woman, believed to be aged in her 80s, was attempting the cross the road, when she was struck by a taxi.


The woman was treated at by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, however died at the scene.

The driver of the taxi allegedly failed to stop following the crash.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.

The Pacific Highway is currently closed southbound while investigations take place. For the latest on road conditions please check www.livetraffic.com

Police urge anyone with information to come forward.