A man is unconscious in hospital after being rammed by a car and assaulted in Sydney’s west. Police say they’ve been told the victim, believed aged in his 50s, was run over by a car and attacked in Shalvey about 2pm on Saturday.

He remains in Westmead Hospital in a serious condition while a 40-year-old man, believed to be known to him, was arrested at the scene and taken to Mount Druitt Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests. Originally published as Sydney man run down by car, unconscious