Esperance pensioner flown to Perth after Caltex crash

An Esperance pensioner has undergone treatment for a fractured hip, after she was hit by a car at the Caltex service station.

The 76-year-old was flown to Perth after the incident occurred at the station, on the corner of Dempster and Hicks Street, on Wednesday April 12 at 1:10pm. 

Esperance Police allege a 22-year-old driver, parked at the petrol bowser, reversed into the woman as she walked out of the station’s store. 

Volunteers from St John Ambulance attended the scene and transported the woman to the Esperance Health Campus. 

Following local assessments the Royal Flying Doctors Service flew the seriously injured woman to Perth, on April 13, where she was admitted to Fiona Stanley Hospital. 

Esperance Police’s acting senior sergeant Ben Jeffes has called on anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the local station on 90789 8999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The 22-year-old driver wasn’t injured and has assisted police with inquiries.