Woman critical after being hit by car while crossing Sydney road

An elderly woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Leichhardt.

Police say that around 4.25pm yesterday, an 86-year-old woman attempted to cross Lords Road after stepping out from between parked vehicles when she was struck.

She was treated at the scene for major injuries to her torso and head before being transported to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.


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The driver of the vehicle was submitted to a breath test which returned a negative result.

Investigations are ongoing.