Woman hit and killed by car in NSW

A woman has died after being run over by a car in the NSW Riverina region overnight.

The horror accident occurred just before 8.30pm on Walla Avenue at Griffith.

Police say that upon arrival at the scene, the 55-year-old victim was found with critical injuries.


Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, she died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 25-year-old man, was taken to Griffith Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A crime scene has been established with investigations underway.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers.