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M4 construction worker critically injured in hit-and-run incident

The road had to be closed for a helicopter landing to transport the victim to hospital.

A road construction worker was airlifted to the hospital this afternoon after being critically injured in a hit-and-run incident on the M4.

According to IPSS Medical Rescue’s Kelsey-Jae Meyrick, the 38-year-old woman was performing pre-warning flag duty at a construction site near Desainager.

She said the patient was found down an embankment about 20 metres from the impact site.

She was stabilised before being carried up the embankment by paramedics. The road had to be closed for a helicopter landing to transport her to hospital.

According to reports she was hit by a white Hyundai SUV driven by a female at around 3.15pm. The vehicle will have significant damage to the front left side.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information,  is asked to contact the police.


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