Man critical after being struck by taxi

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A man is in a critical condition after being struck by a taxi in Colyton this morning.

At 12.20am today, emergency services were called to Shepherd Street, Colyton, after a 25-year-old man was struck by a westbound taxi.

“The man suffered serious head injuries and was conveyed to Westmead Hospital where he is understood to be in a critical condition,” a Police spokesperson said.

“A crime scene was established at the scene, which is being examined by forensic specialists.”

The driver of the taxi, a 62-year-old man, was taken to Nepean Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests, before being released pending further inquiries.

Investigations into the incident continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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