Man, 96, dies after being run over by elderly woman’s reversing car

An elderly man who was accidentally run over by an 89-year-old woman in Sydney’s north has tragically died in hospital.

Police say the 96-year-old man was struck as he walked along Lee Road in Beacon Hill at around 9am on Friday.

It’s understood the 89-year-old woman was reversing her Toyota Corolla out of her driveway when she struck the elderly man.


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The 96-year-old was critically injured and rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital where, sadly, he died overnight.

The elderly woman was taken to Manly Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

As investigations into the fatal accident continue, police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police via Crime Stoppers.