Boy, 5, dies after being hit by truck on a busy road

A five-year-old boy has died after being struck by a truck in south-west of Sydney on Friday.

Multiple emergency services were called to a trucking transport yard on Argyle Street, Picton, just after 5pm on Friday following reports a child had been hit by a truck.

The 5-year-old boy was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition where he later died.

The 5-year-old boy was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition. Source: 7News

The driver, a 38-year-old man, was uninjured, and was taken to Liverpool Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Camden Police Area Command have established a crime scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a report online.

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