Woman suffers serious injuries after being struck by truck on City West Link Road, Lilyfield

A woman was critically injured when she was allegedly hit by a truck while walking in Sydney’s inner west on Monday.

Police and paramedics were called to City West Link Road, Lilyfield, just before 11am after receiving reports a pedestrian had been hit by a truck.

A 66-year-old woman was found at the scene with serious injuries.

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She was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a critical condition.

The truck driver was not injured, but was also taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

His truck was also seized by police and a crime scene established.

He has since been charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – driving in a dangerous manner, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and failing to stop at a stop line at a red light (not toll booth).

He was granted conditional bail, and is expected to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on September 26.

His licence has also been suspended.

Anyone with any information has been urged to contact Leichhardt Police Area Command or Crime Stoppers.

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