Man dies after being hit by car in Banora Point
AN elderly man has died after he was hit by a car in Banora Point yesterday afternoon.
Tweed Police said emergency services were called to Leisure Drive about 12.55 after they received reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car while attempting to cross the road.
The 86-year-old man was treated at the scene before he was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition, but died a short time later.
Police said the driver of the car, a 30-year-old woman, was not injured and taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for mandatory testing.
Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District attended the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
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