A young boy spent 40 minutes trapped between a car and tree in Sydney’s east after a horror crash.
Emergency services rushed to the intersection of Gardeners Road and Bunnerong Road in Kingsford following reports a car mounted the curb and hit a boy, aged 12, at about 3.40pm.
He was freed from between a tree and the vehicle 40 minutes later and rushed to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.
The 17-year-old male P-plate driver was uninjured and taken to the Prince of Wales Hospital for mandatory testing.
‘Officers from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command have secured a crime scene which will be examined 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 urging anyone who may have witnessed or has footage of the crash to contact Maroubra Police Station or Crime Stoppers.
A boy, 12, was pinned between a tree and car for 40 minutes after the 17-year-old driver mounted a curb in Kingsford (pictured, emergency services at the scene)
Officers from the Police Rescue Squad freed the boy after 40 minutes and he was taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital in a serious condition (pictured, emergency services at the scene)
The 17-year-old male driver was uninjured and taken to the Prince of Wales Hospital for mandatory testing (pictured, emergency services speaking to a woman at the scene)