05/10/2020

Four children have been killed and a fifth is in a critical condition following a pedestrian crash in Sydney’s north-west today.

Updated
February 01, 2020 23:37:54
Four children have been killed and a fifth is in a critical condition following a pedestrian crash in Sydney’s north-west today.
Just before 8:00pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to Bettington Road, Oatlands, near Parramatta, following reports multiple people had been struck by a vehicle.
Police have been told the children were riding bicycles when they were struck by a 4WD.
Four children died at the scene and are yet to be formally identified.
A fifth child was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition.
The driver of the 4WD returned a positive result to a roadside breath test.
He was arrested and taken to Castle Hill Police Station for a breath analysis.
Police have begun an investigation into the crash, the scene of which will be examined by specialist police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
More to come.
Topics:road,
death,
oatlands-2117
First posted
February 01, 2020 23:07:11
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