Inner West Independent

76-year-old pedestrian dies after being hit by a truck in Inner West

Dulwich Hill

A pedestrian hit by a truck in Dulwich Hill has died after being in critical condition for eight days. Photo: Inner West Council.

By ERIN MODARO

A man who was hit by a truck while crossing a street in Dulwich Hill has died after spending eight days in the hospital. The 76-year-old man passed away on Friday June 24, over a week after he was hit by a truck crossing Frazer Street.

On June 18, emergency services were called to the intersection of New Canterbury Road and Frazer Street, when the man was hit by an Isuzu truck making a right hand turn.

The 76-year-old man was then taken to Royal Prince Alfred hospital for injuries to his pelvis and head, and was said to be in critical condition. The 26-year-old man driving the truck was was taken for mandatory testing, but police have not yet released charges.

Crime scene established, police still appealing for information

Inner West Command Police officers established a crime scene at the site of the crash, as the incident was investigated by officers in the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.

Police are still appealing for information on the incident, and urge anyone with dash cam footage or additional details of the crash to come forwards.