Gannons Rd, Caringbah | 4 May 2012

Police in Sydney’s south are continuing their inquiries after a young boy was struck by a car outside a Caringbah primary school.

About 3.45pm yesterday (Thursday 3 May 2012), the six-year-old boy was struck by a Volkswagen sedan outside the school on Gannons Road. The boy was airlifted in critical condition to The Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick where he remains in an induced coma. He has a fractured skull and pelvis and bleeding to the brain.

The driver of the car, a 17-year-old male youth from Caringbah, was taken by ambulance to Sutherland Hospital suffering shock.

Miranda Police are conducting inquiries into the incident and have spoken with numerous witnesses. Preliminary investigations have revealed the child ran out onto the roadway and into the path of the car.  It’s not expected any charges will be laid.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and hasn’t already spoken with investigators is urged to contact Miranda Police Station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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