Man hit and killed by car outside pub

A MAN has tragically died after being run over by a car outside a pub in Brisbane overnight.

The 37-year-old was hit while crossing Berrima Street near the Waterloo Bay Hotel at Wynnum about 7pm.

Police said the man had just left an address on Berrima St when he was struck near the corner of Bay Terrace.


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Sadly, the man sustained life-threatening injuries and could not be saved, police said.

Paramedics rushed to the scene but despite their efforts, the man died in the street.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

Officers are speaking with the female driver of the car and will prepare a report for the Coroner.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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