Woman dies after being hit by car in Beenleigh

UPDATE @ 12.15 PM | A WOMAN has sadly died after being hit by a car in Beenleigh this morning.

The 60-year-old was walking along a footpath on Milne Street just after 4.45am when she was struck by a vehicle travelling westbound.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition.


Police confirmed in a statement a short time ago that the woman has tragically passed away.

The driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old man, managed to escape uninjured.

Investigators are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash or may have dashcam footage of the incident to come forward.

The Forensic Crash Unit is continuing to investigate.

EARLIER @ 7.00 AM | A WOMAN is fighting for life after she was hit by a car whilst walking along a footpath in Beenleigh this morning.

Emergency crews were called to Milne Street just after 4.45am, following reports of a vehicle and pedestrian incident.

A woman, aged in her 60s, was treated at the scene by paramedics for life-threatening injuries, including a significant head injury.

She was then taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the High Acuity Response Unit was also in attendance.

The driver of the car, a male, managed to escape uninjured.

Police say the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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