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Child hit by car outside school - Haberfield

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 04:38:21 PM

A child has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car outside a school in Sydney’s Inner West this afternoon.

Just before 3.15pm (Wednesday 1 March 2017), emergency services were called to Bland Street, Haberfield, after a six-year-old boy was hit by a car travelling at low speed.

The boy was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead with non life-threatening injuries.

The male driver of the car was breath tested at the scene and returned a negative result.

Officers from Ashfield Local Area Command will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police are reminding motorists and students to take extra care around buses and school zones.

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