Man critical after being struck by car while walking along NSW road

A man is fighting for his life in hospital this afternoon after being hit by a car at Fern Bay, near Port Stephens overnight.

Police said the man was walking along Nelson Bay Road when he was struck by a Toyota sedan at around 7pm.

The driver of the car stopped and rendered assistance until paramedics arrived.


The man was rushed to John Hunter Hospital where he remains this afternoon in a critical condition.

The driver of the car was subjected to mandatory blood and urine testing.

A crime scene was established and investigations are continuing.