Two in hospital after being run over by car in Double Bay
Emergency services have responded to a serious incident involving two pedestrians who were allegedly run over by a reversing car at 3.20pm today.
Paramedics, NSW Police and Hatzolah community first responders assessed two elderly patients with significant lower limb injuries.
New South Head Road was closed citybound for around 50 minutes whilst emergency services worked.
A specialist medical team was dispatched from Bankstown to assist local intensive care paramedics.
Police were told a vehicle was being reversed out of a private property when it struck the pair walking on the footpath.
An 87-year-old man and a 82-year-old woman were treated on scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital.
The driver, a 70-year-old female, was subjected to a roadside breath test that returned a negative result. She has been taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for mandatory testing.
Officers attached to Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to contact Waverley Police Station on (02) 9369 9899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.