Pedestrian is rushed to hospital with head injuries after being hit by a tram on Sydney’s new light rail line
- Man in 30s hit by light rail in Surry Hills just before 12.30pm on Tuesday
- He suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital in a stable condition
A pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a tram in Sydney.
A man aged in his 30s suffered head injuries after being struck by the light rail near Bourke Street in Surry Hills just before 12.30pm on Tuesday.
Ambulance crews and a critical care paramedic were called to the scene before the man was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in a stable condition.
A pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a tram in Sydney
NSW Ambulance Inspector Mick Corlis thanked passers-by who helped the man after the collision.
‘The members of the public who rushed to his aid should be applauded, it’s great to see people looking out for each other in such difficult moments,’ he said.
‘It’s so important to maintain vigilance when near any tram line or road especially at busy times of the day, these incidents are avoidable.’
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