Man accidentally drives over woman lying under his car at music festival

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.

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