UPDATE | Man charged over fatal pedestrian accident

UPDATE @ January 12 2019 | Police have charged a man following a fatal traffic crash north of the Gold Coast in November last year.

A 60-year-old woman died after she was struck while walking along the footpath of Milne Street in Beenleigh around 4.45am on November 27 2018.

Police say the car, driven by a 25-year-old man from Algester, left the road and hit the woman.


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She suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

About six weeks after the incident, Police released a statement declaring the driver has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death.

He is due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court on January 14.

EARLIER @ November 27 2018 12.15pm | 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.

Original story | 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.

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