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Elderly pedestrian killed by car, Tweed Heads

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A man has died after he was struck by a car at Tweed Heads yesterday (Tuesday February 19).

Emergency services were called to Leisure Drive, Banora Point at about 12.55pm after reports a pedestrian had been hit while attempting to cross the road.

The 86-year-old man was treated at the scene before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition but died a short time later.

The driver, a 30-year-old woman, was not injured and was taken to Tweed Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police attended the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. I

 


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