Man arrested after pedestrian injured in fail to stop crash

A man has been arrested after a pedestrian was injured in a fail to stop crash in Sydney’s west.

Just after 7.30pm (Friday 9 March 2018), emergency services were called to the intersection of Eldridge Road and Northram Avenue at Bankstown, following reports a pedestrian had been struck by a car.

The driver then allegedly drove from the scene, failing to render assistance.

An 88-year-old man was treated by paramedics and taken to Liverpool Hospital in a serious condition.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command commenced inquiries.

Just before 1pm, Saturday 10 March 2018, a 24-year-old man attended Bankstown Police Station where he was arrested.

Inquiries continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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