Burwood Local Area Command
Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle – Rhodes
Police have appealed for witnesses after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Rhodes this afternoon.
About 5 pm a man in his 20’s was struck by a four-wheel-drive as he attempted to cross Concord Road.
The driver stopped and rendered assistance.
The man sustained serious injuries to head and chest and was taken by helicopter to Westmead Hospital.
In the initial stages of the incident a number of people from a nearby house arrived at the scene.
They were in a distressed and had to be removed from the area by Police.
Police detained one man for a short period of time for breach of the peace however he has since been released.
Investigations into the road incident continue and anyone who witnessed it is asked to contact Burwood Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The North and South bound lanes of Concord Road remain closed and motorists can expect length delays.
One North bound and one South bound lane will be opened shortly on the North side to ease traffic congestion.