Woman killed, partner injured in hit-and-run

A WOMAN has died, and a man has been left with serious injuries following a hit-and-run crash, just south-west of the Tweed.

Police say the 62-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man were walking north along Cecil Street in Nimbin about 7.10pm on Monday, when they were struck by a northbound vehicle.

The woman suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.


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Her partner suffered serious injuries, including a suspected broken leg, and was taken to Lismore Base Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The vehicle, described as a white 2004 model Subaru Forester, did not stop.

The vehicle has sustained front-end damage and is missing the front grill. It was last seen travelling south on Cecil Street.

Officers from Richmond Police District and the Crash Investigation Unit established a crime scene and are investigating.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who may have information that could assist, to contact them at Lismore Police Station or Crime Stoppers.

They are also appealing for the driver of the vehicle involved to come forward.

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

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

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