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Fatal pedestrian crash - Grafton

Sunday, 16 October 2022 09:48:24 PM

A man has died after he was hit by a car in the state’s north last night.

Just before 8pm (Saturday 15 October 2022), emergency services responded to reports a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on Oliver Street, Grafton.

The 71-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for serious head injuries and taken to Grafton Base Hospital. He was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition where he later died.

The driver of the vehicle – a 58-year-old woman – was uninjured and taken to Grafton Base Hospital for mandatory testing. She is assisting police with inquiries.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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