Man in critical condition after being struck by a truck

UPDATE: A MAN struck by a truck in Coffs Harbour is in critical condition.

In a statement, police said a man was walking on the Pacific Highway at Korora when he was hit by a prime mover.

The man was treated by paramedics and taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital in a critical condition.

The truck driver, a 37-year-old man, was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Police from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command are investigating the crash and are yet to identify the man, believed to be in his 20s.

Anyone with any information, should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Traffic is backed up to the Moonee Beach turn off in the southbound lanes.
Traffic is backed up to the Moonee Beach turn off in the southbound lanes. Trevor Veale

UPDATE: THE accident site has been cleared but traffic on the southbound lanes is backed up past the Moonee Beach exits.

Take caution and prepare for delays when heading south.

 

7.30AM: MOTORISTS can expect delays and are being urged to exercise caution after a pedestrian was involved in a truck accident.

Emergency services were called on scene just after 5am along the the Pacific Highway approaching Bruxner Park Road after reports of a pedestrian being hit by a truck in the southbound lane.

Ambulance media said the pedestrian is a 35-year-old male who was semi-conscious and sustained head injury and upper and lower limb injuries.

He has since been transported to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital.

One of two northbound lanes are closed and southbound lanes are closed in both direction.

For live traffic updates, visit livetraffic.com



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