AN ELDERLY man has been flown to hospital with serious head injuries after he was hit by a car on Tuesday afternoon.
The 80-year-old was hit in the street in Barraba, about one-hour from Tamworth.
Ambulance paramedics rushed to the scene to find the man suffering serious head injuries.
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked from Tamworth with a doctor and critical care paramedic on board.
The crew assessed the man on site in Barraba before he was flown to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.
He is reported to be in a serious but stable condition.
Police confirmed they were called to the street where the accident happened and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Investigations are continuing.