Fatal crash in Woodburn - Richmond PD

Sunday, 14 April 2024 09:43:54 PM

A woman has died following a single-vehicle crash in the state’s north.

About 10am on Sunday (14 April 2024), emergency services were called to Forest Road, Woodburn, approximately 34km south from Lismore, following reports of a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

On arrival, officers attached to Richmond Police District were told that a green Toyota ute allegedly collided with a woman.

The pedestrian - a 30-year-old woman - was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics however, she could not be revived and died at the scene.

The driver of ute – a 18-year-old man – was subject to a roadside breath test, which returned with a negative result.

The driver is assisting police with their inquiries.

There are no other injuries reported due to this incident.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident has commenced.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information or dashcam footage about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.