Truck hits older woman in a wheelchair in Newtown in Sydney

Wheelchair-bound woman is seriously injured after a truck drives up the sidewalk and hits her – before bystanders pin the driver

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Bystanders have chased a truck driver who reportedly hit a Sydney footpath and hit an 87-year-old woman in a wheelchair.

According to the NSW police, the 34-year-old driver fled after his small truck hit a traffic light on King Street in Newtown and hit the older woman on Tuesday morning.

The man was chased by several passers-by who held him before he was arrested by police officers.

He was taken to the hospital for mandatory tests. The 87-year-old was also taken to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a serious condition.

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NSW Police say the 34-year-old driver fled after his small truck hit a traffic light in Newtown and hit the older woman Tuesday morning

NSW Police say the 34-year-old driver fled after his small truck hit a traffic light in Newtown and hit the older woman Tuesday morning

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