Young man dies in hospital after being hit by car

A YOUNG man has sadly died in hospital after being hit by a car in Brisbane.

The 22-year-old was struck on Gympie Road at Chermside on Tuesday afternoon.

He was walking across the northbound lanes of the road when he was hit, police said.


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The man, from Stafford Heights, was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly, police released a statement this morning, confirming the man died from his injuries last night.

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

The driver of the car involved in the accident, a 46-year-old woman was not physically injured.

Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward.

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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