Boy hit by vehicle north of Hobart

July 24, 2023 6:00 am in by
PHOTO: © Strike Pattern /

Police are investigating a serious crash that occurred on the Lyell Highway at Sorell Creek.

Preliminary investigations indicate that around 8:40pm on Sunday 23 July 2023, a 16-year-old boy was walking towards Hobart when he was struck by a vehicle heading in the same direction.

The boy suffered serious head injuries and is in a critical condition at the Royal Hobart Hospital. The 21-year-old male driver and 19-year-old female passenger of the vehicle were uninjured.

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The boy’s family have been contacted.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is urged to contact Bridgewater police on 131 444.