Woman dies after being hit by car

The elderly woman was hit by a car while on her morning walk.

A woman has died after being hit by a car at about 6:30 this morning at Fairfield in Brisbane's south.

It is believed she lived in a nearby retirement village and was on a morning walk.

The driver, who was on his way to work, told police he was blinded by the sun as he came around a corner, and did not see the woman.

He has been taken to hospital to receive treatment for shock.

Motorists have been asked to avoid the area.

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