Mother arrested after daughter is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Carringbah South
Mother ‘bumps into daughter while dragging her 100 meters down the street while exceeding three times legal drinking limit’ – leaving young woman with serious leg and arm injuries
- A woman was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in south Sydney
- The car would have been driven by her mother around 12:40 on Sunday
- The 58-year-old mother is said to have exceeded the alcohol limit in the blood three times
A mother is said to have run over her own daughter while she exceeded the legal alcohol limit three times in the early hours of the morning.
Around 12:40 PM Sunday, emergency services were called to Ash Avenue in Caringbah South, south Sydney, and found a 27-year-old woman trapped under a Toyota hatchback.
She had been towed more than 100 meters while still conscious, police said.
The woman was freed by firefighters more than an hour later and taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition with significant leg and arm injuries.
A 27-year-old woman was rushed to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a car early Sunday morning on Ash Avenue in Caringbah South (street shown)
Her 58-year-old mother was subjected to a roadside breath test that reportedly gave a positive result.
She was arrested on the spot and taken to Sutherland Police Station, where a breath analysis reportedly gave a value of 0.0166.
Police have accused her of aggravated dangerous driving that resulted in serious bodily harm and driving under the influence of alcohol.
She was given parole to appear in Sutherland court on Wednesday. Her license has been suspended.
The police investigation continues.
Officers are also investigating after a teenage girl was hit by a car in nearby Menai on Saturday night.
A male driver underwent mandatory test at Sutherland Hospital (pictured) after a teenage girl was hit by a car in Menai Saturday night
Emergency services were called to the intersection of Old Illawarra Road and New Illawarra Road around 8:40 PM.
The 14-year-old girl was later transferred in critical condition to Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick.
The 59-year-old male driver of a white Hiace van was taken to Sutherland Hospital, where he underwent mandatory tests.
Police are urging anyone with dashcam footage to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.