Woman Killed in Hit and Run In Sydney's Crows Nest
According to a report from the NSW Police Force, police are investigating today after a woman died following a fatal hit-and-run crash on the Pacific Highway at Crows Nest this morning.
About 11.20am this morning, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, near the intersection of Rocklands Road, following reports that a woman had been hit by a taxi.
Police investigate after fatal hit-and-run – Crows Nest http://t.co/z32K4lrpCz— NSW Police (@nswpolice) August 18, 2015
Initial investigations suggest the woman, believed to be aged in her 80s, was attempting the cross the road, when she was struck by a taxi.
The woman was treated at by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, however died at the scene.
The driver of the taxi allegedly failed to stop following the crash.
A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.
CROW NEST: #PacificHwy btn Falcon & Myrtle sts still closed as investigations cont. after fatal accident. Avoid the area, traffic is heavy.— Live Traffic Sydney (@LiveTrafficSyd) August 18, 2015
The Pacific Highway is currently closed southbound whole investigations take place. For the latest on road conditions please check www.livetraffic.com
Police urge anyone with information to come forward.
Source: NSW Police