News, Police Rounds

Elderly pedestrian dead after hit by car at East Corrimal

A REPORT is being prepared for the Coroner after an elderly woman was hit by a 4WD at East Corrimal this morning.

Police believe a 74-year-old woman was attempting to cross Murray Road when she was hit by a Toyota Hilux about 7am (Tuesday). The woman died at the scene.

The driver of the four-wheel-drive was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries. Police are investigating the crash and the vehicle has been seized for mechanical examination.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Southern Region Crash Investigation Unit.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,293 other followers

Twitter

  • THREE houses have been destroyed by fire at Coalcliff on Friday night. Emergency services were called to Lawrence... fb.me/vr3tf1nZ 1 day ago
%d bloggers like this: