A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after being hit by a ute in Tamworth yesterday.
Police say that shortly before 6pm, emergency services were called to New England Highway following reports a woman had been struck by a ute.
Paramedics treated a 37-year-old woman at the scene, before taking her to Tamworth Hospital in a critical condition.
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She was later airlifted to John Hunter Hospital.
The driver of the ute, a 50-year-old man, was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.
Police have seized a white Mazda Dual Cab ute for forensic examination.