Pedestrian hit by a truck at Broadway shoping centre in Sydney

Woman is hit by a truck on a busy road outside a major shopping centre in central Sydney as witnesses ‘see paramedics giving her CPR’

  • A section of Parramatta Road was blocked off on Monday evening after a smash 
  • It is believed a truck hit a pedestrian on the very busy road in Sydney’s CBD
  • A witness told Daily Mail Australia paramedics may have been giving CPR 

A woman has been mowed down by a truck as she tried to cross a busy road in Sydney’s inner suburbs.

Police and three ambulances attended the scene outside Broadway Shopping Centre in Glebe.

A section of Parramatta Road was blocked off at 9.30 on Tuesday evening after a truck hit the pedestrian. 

Pictured: Police tape strung across the usually very busy road at Broadway Shopping Centre

Detectives started talking to witnesses soon after the accident (pictured) at Broadway

Detectives started talking to witnesses soon after the accident (pictured) at Broadway 

The witness told Daily Mail Australia there was a blue car sitting in the middle of the road (pictured)

The witness told Daily Mail Australia there was a blue car sitting in the middle of the road (pictured)

The victim, in their 40s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The truck driver was uninjured and was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

A witness told Daily Mail Australia paramedics appeared to be working on reviving the woman in a shielded area.

‘It looked as though they were giving someone CPR,’ he said.

Pictured: Police at the scene of the accident on Monday evening. The witness said there were 'about 10' police cars

Pictured: Police at the scene of the accident on Monday evening. The witness said there were ‘about 10’ police cars

Pictured: an IV bag at the scene of the accident. Three ambulance trucks were seen at Broadway

Pictured: an IV bag at the scene of the accident. Three ambulance trucks were seen at Broadway

‘Detectives were interviewing witnesses and there were at least 10 cop cars.’

Photos of the scene showed flashing lights at the busy hub with police tape strung across the road.

Anyone with information that might assist police is asked to contact Sydney city Police.