Man dies after being hit by car in Sydney

A man has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Sydney this week.

About 5.20pm on Tuesday, a 66-year-old man was crossing Herbert Street in St Leonards when he was struck by a 78-year-old man driving a Toyota Camry.

The driver stopped and attempted to assist the man, before emergency services arrived.


He was was treated at the scene by paramedics for a head injury, before being rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital, where he passed away this morning.

Officers are continuing investigations into the crash.