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UPDATE: Child dies after being hit by truck - Picton



A young boy has died after being struck by a truck in Sydney’s south-west today.

Just after 5pm (Friday 22 May 2020), emergency services were called to a trucking transport yard on Argyle Street, Picton, following reports a child had been hit a truck.

A five-year-old boy was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital, where he died.

The driver, a 38-year-old man, was uninjured, and was also taken to Liverpool Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Camden Police Area Command established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.