Kallaroo: 78-year-old crosswalk attendant seriously injured after being hit by car

The 78-year-old woman is recovering in hospital. Photo: Getty
The 78-year-old woman is recovering in hospital. Photo: Getty

A 78-year-old female crosswalk attendant suffered serious injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Kallaroo yesterday.

The crash occurred on Dampier Avenue about 3.40pm on Thursday, when a blue Toyota Corolla sedan lost control near the intersection of Alicia Street, hitting the attendant and colliding with several poles.

The woman sustained serious injuries and was conveyed to RPH where she is in a stable condition.

The 21-year-old male driver sustained minor injuries.

Police are investigating the circumstances leading up the incident.

Their inquiries will determine whether alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

Police would like anyone with information or may have seen the vehicle prior to the crash to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report on-line to www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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