An elderly woman has tragically died following a horror accident involving a parked car in Ballina yesterday afternoon.
The 82-year-old was getting into the passenger seat of the car, which was parked along Moon Street, around 3.00 pm.
The Hyundai Getz then went into reverse and mounted a curb, throwing the woman back and leaving her with serious head injuries.
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She was treated briefly on scene by NSW paramedics before she was taken to Lismore Base Hospital.
Sadly, she later died.
The driver of the car, an 88-year-old woman, was uninjured by taken to the hospital for mandatory testing.
Police are investigating the incident, while a report is being prepared for the coroner.