An 88-year-old man has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Merrylands.
Police said it appeared the elderly man was attempting to cross Hilltop Road and had walked halfway across the road when he turned around and attempted to return about 10.15am on Tuesday
A Toyota van travelling in an easterly direction noticed the man and attempted to swerve around him, however collided with him.
The 88-year-old sustained a number of injuries and was taken to Westmead Hospital where he later died.
The driver of the van was not injured.
Police said their investigations are continuing.