A man is in a critical condition in hospital with severe head injuries and bleeding on the brain after being hit by a car in Sydney’s west.
The 68-year-old man was struck on Hardy Street in Fairfield at around 6pm on Thursday.
Police said a Holden Commodore struck the man as it turned right on to Hardy Street from Nelson Street.
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The 68-year-old man suffered life threatening injuries.
Police said he victim sustained severe head lacerations.
He was rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical but stable condition with bleeding on the brain.
The driver of the Commodore, a 43-year-old man, was taken to Liverpool Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.
As investigations into the incident continue, police are urging witnesses to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.