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Woman killed while crossing road: police

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Newswire Photos - MAY 23 2023: A general stock view of Police tape on a crime scene in Sydney. Picture : NCA Newswire / Gaye Gerard
The elderly woman was crossing the road on Wednesday afternoon when she was struck. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

A woman has died after she was struck by a car while crossing the road in Queensland’s Gold Coast.

The 86-year-old was walking across Grice Ave at Paradise Point just after 4.30pm on Wednesday when she was struck by the vehicle.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Newswire Photos - MAY 23 2023: A general stock view of Police tape on a crime scene in Sydney. Picture : NCA Newswire / Gaye Gerard
The elderly woman was crossing the road on Wednesday afternoon when she was struck. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gaye Gerard

The Hollywell woman was taken to Gold Coast Hospital in a critical condition where she died later that evening.

Police have confirmed the driver of the car was not injured as a result of the incident.

No charges have been laid against the driver.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations into the crash are ongoing.