A seven-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a car crash at market stalls in Blacktown yesterday.
An Ambulance spokeswoman said three people were taken to hospital for relatively minor injuries,
The young boy, who suffered abrasions to his face and body, was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a stable condition;
Police said a 69-year-old man got into his Subaru Forrester which was parked among market stalls at a site on Reservoir Road, Blacktown about 10.10am.
They said the vehicle travelled forward about twenty metres and collided with a seven-year-old boy and his 40-year-old father, who were standing nearby.
It then continued forward, impacting with three men, aged 30, 50 and 60 years, and came to rest next to another vehicle.
The seven-year-old and 40-year-old were taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment of minor head injuries.
The 30-year-old man was taken to Blacktown Hospital with head injuries and the 60-year-old man sustained leg injuries.
The 69-year-old driver was taken to Blacktown Police Station where he is currently assisting police with their inquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Blacktown Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.