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An elderly man was fatally injured by a car at Banora Point around 6pm last night (Monday 26 August), capping a horror day in which six people were killed on the roads.

The 84-year-old Banora Point man was crossing Leisure Drive when he was hit by a Toyota Tarago that was travelling east.

A doctor and bystanders provided assistance to the injured man until the arrival of paramedics.

The man was taken to the Tweed Hospital where he died a short time later.

The male driver of the Tarago was not hurt in the crash and underwent mandatory testing.

Police spoke with a number of witnesses on scene and are urging anyone with information about this incident to call police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au.

 


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