Toddler left with serious injuries after being run over in Sydney

A toddler has been transported to hospital in a serious condition after paramedics responded to reports of a young child being hit by a car in the inner west of Sydney.

According to a statement provided to Yahoo News Australia, multiple crews and a specialist medical team were dispatched to the scene on Friday afternoon.

A toddler was seriously injured in Sydney’s Inner West on Friday afternoon. Source: Nine News

Nine News reports the child was 21-months-old from Strathfield and emergency services received the call at 3.45pm.

The child was treated for a serious head injury and the child was then transported to Westmead Children’s Hospital.

“Incidents like these are a parent’s and paramedic’s worst nightmare,” Joe Ibrahim, NSW Ambulance Duty Operations Manager said in the statement.

“As you can imagine arriving at a job like this is fairly horrendous, it was very upsetting for the first responders on scene.

Joe Ibrahim, NSW Ambulance Duty Operations Manager described the ordeal as "a parent’s and paramedic’s worst nightmare". Source: Nine News

“Going to a job where a child is involved is extremely difficult for paramedics, the crews on scene work together to get the best possible outcome for our patients.”

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