A WOMAN is recovering in a Gold Coast hospital after being run over at a music festival in northern NSW.
Police are investigating the incident which they say took place at a dance party on Shara Boulevard at Ocean Shores, around 10 kilometres north of Byron Bay, just after 1am on Saturday.
The 22-year-old woman was reportedly lying under a Nissan ute when a man started the engine and began to drive off. Police said the vehicle drove over the woman, crushing her.
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She was treated by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital.
Police said the woman was transported in a stable condition.
Officers attached to the Richmond Crash Investigation Unit are investigating.