Young woman fighting for life after being hit by car in Wollongong

A 26-year-old woman is fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by a car in Wollongong yesterday.

The woman was struck by a Holden Commodore on Cook Street, in the suburb of Unanderra, just after 6pm.

She was airlifted to St George Hospital where she remains tonight with critical injuries.


The driver of the car was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

As investigations into the cause of the accident continue, police are urging witnesses to come forward.