16-year-old dies after becoming trapped under tram in Sydney

  • 11/05/2023
Attempts to revive the teen was made.
Attempts to revive the teen was made. Photo credit: Google Maps

A 16-year-old Australian girl has died after she became trapped under a tram in Sydney's CBD. 

7News reports the teenager was found on the tracks across George St in Haymarket at midnight on Thursday.

New South Wales (NSW) police say they responded after receiving reports of a pedestrian trapped under a light rail tram.

NSW police added the teen sustained critical injuries.

It's reported Police Rescue and Fire and Rescue NSW freed the young girl from underneath the tram and was treated at the scene, but tragically could not be revived.

The 52-year-old male driver of the tram was taken to hospital for mandatory testing, 7News reports.

Local police are investigating the fatal incident.