A WOMAN who sustained life-threatening injuries after being run over by a car outside a shopping centre in Far North Queensland has died in hospital.
The 72-year-old was struck by a car as it exited a carpark at Atherton around 2.30pm on Tuesday.
Police said the car was being driven by a 75-year-old man who was known to the woman. He is believed to have been her husband.
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The woman was treated by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to Atherton Hospital in a critical condition.
Sadly, her injuries were too severe and police released a statement on Wednesday morning confirming that she had since passed away.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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