Man hit on Great Western Highway

A 79-year-old man was taken to Westmead Hospital after being hit by a car on the highway just after 3.30pm today (Wednesday July 10).

The incident occurred at 373 Great Western Highway, near Lewin Street, in Springwood.

Two ambulance crews attended the scene (with a paramedic in each van). The cause of the incident is not known.

The man was complaining of chest pains and was bleeding from his hands. He was taken to Westmead in a stable condition.