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A man remains in hospital after being hit by a car in West Ballina on Monday night.

Shortly before 10pm,  emergency services were called to the intersection of Kalinga Street and Oakland Avenue, West Ballina, following reports a pedestrian had been hit.

Upon arrival, paramedics treated a 30-year-old man before he was flown to Gold Coast University Hospital in a serious condition.

The 30-year-old male driver of the vehicle in question – a Mitsubishi Lancer – was taken to Ballina District Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Officers from Richmond Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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