Elderly woman fights for life after Penrith crash

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A pedestrian is in a critical condition after a crash in Penrith yesterday.

About 10am yesterday, police were called to a Coallee Place, South Penrith, after reports of a crash.

Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command attended and located an 81-year-old woman with life threatening injuries.

The woman was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance Paramedics and was conveyed to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, an 87-year-old man, was taken to Nepean Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers established a crime scene and have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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