Woman dies after being hit by car

A WOMAN has sadly died in hospital, three days after she was hit by a car on Bribie Island.

The 76-year-old woman was struck by a dual cab ute on Seaside Drive on Monday afternoon.

Police say the elderly woman was attempting to cross the road when she was hit.


The woman was rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Woman’e Hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly, her injuries were too severe and police confirmed she passed away early this morning.

The 56-year-old driver of the utility was not physically injured.

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

Police are appealing for any witness to the crash, or anyone who may have seen the lady walking prior to the crash to come forward and call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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