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Woman dies following crash - Ballina

Tuesday, 02 November 2021 07:05:45 AM

A woman has died following a serious crash on the state’s north yesterday.

About 3pm on Monday (1 November 2021), emergency services were called to Moon Street, Ballina, following reports of a crash.

Police were told an 82-year-old woman was getting into the passenger side of a parked Hyundai Getz when the car reversed and mounted a curb.

The woman was thrown to the ground and suffered serious head injuries.

She was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital, where she later died.

The driver – an 88-year-old woman – was uninjured and taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Richmond Police District have commenced an investigation into the incident.

A report will now be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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.