An elderly man has died in hospital four weeks after being hit by a van in the Charlestown Square shopping centre car park.
Emergency services were called to level two of the shopping centre on Frederick Street after an 87-year-old man and an 80-year-old woman were struck by the van about 11am on Thursday, October 3.
The man sustained multiple critical injuries and had been receiving treatment in hospital, but he died on Friday.
The injured woman was treated on the day for a head injury and allowed to go home.
The van driver, a 70-year-old woman from Hamilton South, was not injured and underwent mandatory testing.
Lake Macquarie police are continuing to investigate.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.