Kingsford car crash: Boy, 12, is hit by a P-plate driver and ‘pinned between car and a tree’
A young boy was trapped between a car and a tree for 40 minutes in Sydney’s east after a horrific car crash.
A car is said to have driven onto the footpath and hit the 12-year-old boy at the junction of Gardeners Road and Bunnerong Road in Kingsford at around 3.40pm on Tuesday.
The boy was released by police 40 minutes later and was rushed to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.
The 17-year-old male driver with P plate was uninjured and was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital for mandatory tests.
“Officers from the Eastern Beaches Police Area Command have secured a crime scene which will be investigated by specialist police,” New South Wales Police said in a statement.
Motorists were advised to avoid the area due to significant traffic delays.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Maroubra Police Station or Crime Stoppers.
A 12-year-old boy was stuck between a tree and a car for 40 minutes after the 17-year-old driver climbed a curb in Kingsford (photo, emergency services on scene)
Police Rescue Squad officers freed the boy after 40 minutes and he was taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a serious condition (photo, emergency services on scene)