Car seized by police investigating alleged hit and run – Merrylands

Police investigating the alleged hit and run of a woman pushing a pram at Merrylands yesterday have seized a car.

Emergency services were called to Claremont Street about 1.35pm yesterday (Friday 7 June 2024), after a 43-year-old woman suffered serious leg injuries when struck by a car which did not stop.

The woman’s two-year-old daughter, who was being pushed in the pram, escaped injury.

Passersby rendered assistance until NSW Ambulance paramedics took the woman to Westmead Hospital where she’s reported to be in a stable condition.

Officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene which was examined by specialists from the Crash Investigation Unit (CIU).

Following inquiries, an unregistered blue Lancer was seized from a home on Guildford Road at Guildford. It has been taken for forensic examination.

Police arrested an 82-year-old woman at the scene and took her to Granville Police Station. She has since been released without charge, pending further inquiries.

Investigators have renewed their appeal for anyone with information or dashcam vision of the incident, or information they believe relevant to the inquiry, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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