A woman has tragically died and a man is in hospital after the couple were hit by an SUV while crossing a road at Browns Plains this morning.
The man and woman, both aged 67, were struck while crossing the road at a set of lights at the intersection of Browns Plains Road and Downing Street, police confirmed.
Despite desperate attempts to save the woman, she died at the scene.
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The man was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment to non life threatening injuries.
The 28-year-old female driver of the SUV from Parkinson managed to escape uninjured.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.
Drivers urged to avoid area around Browns Plains Rd & Dowling St at Browns Plains. Police have closed off the area and are diverting traffic at Waller Rd after an earlier incident where a pedestrian was hit by a car. #BneTraffic pic.twitter.com/Nqj88FaLDw
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