Elderly pedestrian fights for life

The teenager was treated at the scene by paramedics and transported to Perth Children’s Hospital.
The teenager was treated at the scene by paramedics and transported to Perth Children’s Hospital.

AN elderly pedestrian struck by a car on Beechboro Road North on Saturday afternoon is in a critical condition in Royal Perth Hospital.

The 83-year-old was crossing from the eastern side of the road to the median strip about 3.45pm when he was hit by a Subaru Impreza sedan travelling south near Incana Place.

He received head and leg injuries and the 21-year-old driver of the Subaru is helping police with inquiries.

Traffic Enforcement Group officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or saw the man or the car before it. Anyone with information is asked to call 1800 333 000.

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