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Car hits woman and baby before crashing into cafe – Newcastle

Friday, 13 November 2015 02:39:39 PM

A car has knocked over a woman and a baby before crashing into a cafe in the Newcastle CBD.

Around 12.20pm today (Friday 13 November 2015), emergency services were called to the intersection of Perkins and Hunter Streets.

Officers have been told that a car reversed into a parked vehicle, before mounting a footpath, knocking over a woman and a baby, and crashing into a cafe.

Both the woman, believed to be aged in her late 20s, and the baby have been taken to hospital. The woman is suspected to have sustained a number of broken bones while the baby will be examined for possible head injuries.

The driver of the car, a man believed to be aged in his 70s, has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

An investigation into the crash is now underway.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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