Epping: Mystery as an elderly man fights for his life after being found with serious injuries

An elderly man was left in critical condition after he was found lying unconscious on a road after an alleged hit-and-run.

Ambulance services were called to Boronia Avenue in Epping, north-west Sydney at around 7:45pm Monday after a local resident investigated a loud noise and found the 78-year-old man unconscious.

He was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital where he is in critical but stable condition after suffering serious head injuries and internal injuries.

No vehicle was seen stopping in the area as investigations revealed a light blue sedan was driving down the street at around the same time.

A 78-year-old man is in critical but stable condition after he was found unconscious on a suburban street following a suspected hit-and-run on Monday (pictured, paramedics at the scene).

A 78-year-old man is in critical but stable condition after he was found unconscious on a suburban street following a suspected hit-and-run on Monday (pictured, paramedics at the scene).

A 78-year-old man is in critical but stable condition after he was found unconscious on a suburban street following a suspected hit-and-run on Monday (pictured, paramedics at the scene).

Officers from Ryde Police Area Command and paramedics from NSW Ambulance arrived at the scene and treated the man until a medical team arrived in a Toll helicopter, which landed at a nearby tennis court in Grant Close.

According to NSW Police, the man’s injuries “appear to indicate he was struck by a vehicle”.

“Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are now conducting the investigation,” NSW Police said.

“Police hope the driver of the vehicle can assist investigators with information about the incident.”

Police are also urging anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage to contact the CIU or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police believe the driver of a light blue sedan, seen on Eppinger Strasse around the same time, may help the investigation (pictured, local police).

Police believe the driver of a light blue sedan, seen on Eppinger Strasse around the same time, may help the investigation (pictured, local police).

Police believe the driver of a light blue sedan, seen on Eppinger Strasse around the same time, may help the investigation (pictured, local police).

The incident comes a day after a boy was hospitalized after being hit by a car on his way to school in Marrickville, west Sydney.

Bystanders administered first aid to the boy before paramedics arrived to stop the bleeding.

He was admitted to Sydney Children’s Hospital with a “deep laceration to his head”.

The incident was one of three that occurred in Sydney’s school zones on Monday.’

Fortunately none of the children were seriously injured,” said NSW Ambulance Inspector Mick Corlis.

“It reminds drivers to be extremely careful in school zones.”

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Brian Ashcraft

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