Police are investigating a serious crash that occurred on the Lyell Highway at Sorell Creek.
Preliminary investigations indicate that around 8:40pm on Sunday 23 July 2023, a 16-year-old boy was walking towards Hobart when he was struck by a vehicle heading in the same direction.
The boy suffered serious head injuries and is in a critical condition at the Royal Hobart Hospital. The 21-year-old male driver and 19-year-old female passenger of the vehicle were uninjured.
The boy’s family have been contacted.
Investigations are continuing.
Anyone who witnessed this incident is urged to contact Bridgewater police on 131 444.