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Police investigate after pedestrian struck - Islington

Sunday, 26 March 2017 01:25:08 PM

An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was allegedly hit by a bus near Newcastle early this morning.

Police have been told a 66-year-old man was at the intersection of Maitland Road and May Street, Islington, about 2.40am (Sunday 26 March 2017) when he was run over by a bus.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital with significant soft tissue laceration to his right arm.

Officers from Newcastle City Local Area Command have commenced investigations and are calling for witnesses to come forward.

If you have any information that may assist, contact Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.