An elderly man has been seriously injured after run over and trapped underneath a car at Salamander Bay Shopping Centre.
The 76 year old was struck by an SUV at around 3:30pm on Boxing Day.
He suffered multiple injuries including significant cuts.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported him to John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.
Earlier today, the helicopter was called to Stanhope near Branxton after a truck rolled on a back road at around 12:30.
The 61 year old male driver was airlifted to hospital in a stable condition with a leg injury.