Penrith Local Area Command
Pedestrian Dies After Being Crushed By Car – South Penrith
An elderly man, crushed by a car at Penrith, has died of his injuries in a Sydney hospital.
Around 2.15 pm yesterday, a 76-year-old man was reversing his Hyundai sedan in a car park in Smith Street, South Penrith, when it struck a stationary Nissan Pulsar sedan.
The Pulsar in turn, has careered into the 72-year-old pedestrian who was pinned against a shop wall.
The 72-year-old was rushed to Nepean Hospital with severe injuries and his leg was amputated.
His condition worsened overnight and he died of his injuries.
Forensic Services Group investigators examined the scene and the Nissan Pulsar was seized for mechanical scrutiny.
Investigations into the actions of the driver are continuing.
The dead man’s relatives have been notified and a report is being prepared for the coroner.