Child hit by van – Smithfield

Police are investigating after a child was struck by a van in Sydney’s south west.

About 3.40pm (Tuesday 13 March 2018), emergency services were called to The Horsley Drive, Smithfield, following reports a six-year-old girl had been hit by a van.

The girl was taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, suffering head injuries. She remains in a critical but stable condition.

The driver, a 55-year-old man, was taken to Fairfield Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police from Fairfield City Police Area Command commenced inquiries into the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

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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