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Police say investigations are underway after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Byron Bay yesterday.

At about 5.40pm yesterday (Monday 12 July 2021), a 62-year-old man was walking along Byron Street in Byron Bay when he attempted to cross Fletcher Street.

As he stepped out onto the roadway, he was struck by a Toyota station wagon. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The female driver was taken to Byron Bay Hospital for mandatory testing.

Inquiries are continuing by officers from Tweed/Byron Police district. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage are encouraged to contact police.


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