SA Police Investigate Street Assault At Elizabeth Downs

Man rushed to hospital

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Police in South Australia have opened an investigation after a man was critically injured in Adelaide's north.

According to detectives, a 59-year-old was assaulted on Peacock Road, Elizabeth Downs, around 11:30pm on Friday night.

The man was rushed to Royal Adelaide hospital in a critical condition, after he was found on the side of the street with life-threatening head injuries.

Senior Constable Kimberley Broad said there's reason to believe it was a targeted attack.

"[We're] just asking anyone with information [about] the incident — if they witnessed anything at all occurring in Peacock Road at Elizabeth Downs last night — to give us a call," she said.

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23 April 2022

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