A woman has been hit by a car in Merrylands

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being struck by a car in Merrylands.

The woman was struck by an eastbound hatchback at the intersection of Merrylands Road and Ridge Street at about 5.35pm on Friday, June 16.

She has been taken to Westmead Hospital where she is understood to be in a serious condition.

The male driver of the car was uninjured. He has been taken to Westmead Hospital for a mandatory blood and urine sample.

The Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are currently on scene conducting inquiries.

Merrylands Road is closed eastbound and diversions are in place.

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