Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in East Gosford on Tuesday, April 21.

Emergency services were called to York St at approximately 7:45pm, following reports that a woman had been struck by a car.

Initial investigations suggest the pedestrian, an 87-year-old East Gosford woman, was crossing the street when she was struck by a Holden Jackaroo travelling east on York St.

The driver of the Holden, a 76-year-old local man, stopped to render assistance, however, the woman died at the scene.

Police from Brisbane Water Local Area Command established a crime scene and investigations into the crash are continuing.

The driver was not injured during the incident, however, was taken by Ambulance Paramedics to Gosford Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Media release,
22 Apr 2015
NSW Police media