Two adults, one child struck by car at Adelaide airport

Two adults and one child have been injured after a car crashed into pedestrians outside Adelaide Airport.

Emergency services were called to the main terminal area at 5.15pm where a car had mounted the walkway at the entrance to the airport’s pick-up and drop-off area, striking a number of pedestrians.

An elderly man driving a grey Toyota Camry is believed to have suffered a medical episode, knocking down two men and a primary-school aged boy before colliding with several other cars, SA Police said.

Three people have been injured after a car crashed into pedestrians outside Adelaide Airport. Source: Twitter/7NewsAdelaide

The two pedestrians, a 40-year-old from Banksia Park and a 63-year-old from New South Wales and the driver, a 79-year-old from Ridgehaven were taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

The child, an eight-year-old from Banksia Park, was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

No-one suffered life threatening injuries, SA Police said.


Several other cars in the area were also damaged during the incident and the pick-up area was closed as emergency services worked at the scene to establish what had happened.

Sir Richard Williams Avenue was closed for some time but has now reopened to all traffic.

Police investigations are continuing into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and has yet to speak with police, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au