Mum and baby are hit by a car in Sydney

A mother and her baby were hit by a car in Sydney’s inner west on Tuesday afternoon.

The mum was pushing a pram with her baby along Ramsay Road in Five Dock when the pair were struck by a vehicle. 

Five NSW Ambulance crews, including two intensive care paramedics arrived on the scene.

The woman was pushing a pram with her baby along Ramsay Road in Five Dock at 1pm today when both were hit by a vehicle. Source: 9News

The 20-month-old baby was treated at the scene for minor grazes and taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a stable condition.

The woman was treated for back pain and taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

NSW Ambulance Inspector Steve Vaughan described the call out as “every paramedics worst nightmare”.

“It’s every paramedic’s worst nightmare to turn up at a job where a baby has been injured. As you can imagine the parents were also very shaken up,” he said in a statement.

NSW police on the scene of a mother and baby hit by a vehicle at Ramsay Road in Five Dock. Source: 9News

Inspector Vaughan added that the incident could have been tragic.

“It is incredibly fortunate that the child was not more seriously injured. This is had the potential to be a lot worse.

“Paramedics took all precautions on scene to ensure both the baby and mum received the best care. We are very relieved they have both come out of this relatively unscathed,” he said.

NSW police didn’t comment on the driver of the vehicle.

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