Woman critical after her and her husband run over in Sydney’s west

A woman is in a critical condition with head and spinal injuries after her and her husband her were struck by a car in Sydney’s west.

Police said the couple had stepped out in front of a BMW sedan travelling east on Hall Street at Auburn at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

The 68-year-old woman suffered head lacerations, broken ribs, spinal injuries and multiple fractures.


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The 70-year-old man, believed to be the woman’s husband, suffered less serious facial injuries and bruising.

They were both taken to Westmead Hospital, where they remain.

The woman is in a critical but stable condition.

The driver of the BMW, a 54-year-old man, stopped and rendered assistance after the collision.

He is assisting police with their inquiries.

As investigations into the incident continue, police are urging any witnesses to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.