Girl, 5, dies after being struck by car while walking with mum in Plumpton, Sydney
A five-year-old girl has died after being struck by a vehicle in Sydney’s west tonight.
Emergency services were called to reports that two pedestrians had been hit by a Toyota Tarago on Rooty Hill Road North, Plumpton about 7.20pm on Wednesday.
The pedestrians were a 37-year-old woman and her daughter, NSW Police said.
The pair were taken by NSW Ambulance paramedics to Westmead Hospital, with the woman in a serious but stable condition and the child in a critical condition.
The child later died at the hospital.
The 64-year-old male driver was taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing.
He is currently assisting police with inquiries.