Ballina Street bridge between a pedestrian and a car near the Molesworth Street intersection.
Ballina Street bridge between a pedestrian and a car near the Molesworth Street intersection. Marc Stapelberg

Woman dies in hospital after crash on bridge

Monday 3.30pm: A PEDESTRIAN struck by a car on Ballina Rd in Lismore this morning has died.

Inspector Nicole Bruce of Lismore Police said the woman who was aged in her 70s, died after being admitted to hospital.

"She was conveyed to Lismore Base Hospital from the scene," Insp Bruce said.

"The pedestrian was a Lismore lady."

It is understood the victim's family has been informed but she is yet to be formally identified.

A report is being prepared for the coroner.

 

Monday 12.33pm:

The pedestrian involved in a car accident in Lismore this morning remains in a serious condition at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

 

Monday 9.44am: The Ballina Street bridge has re-opened.

The bridge was closed early this morning after a serious crash involving a pedestrian.

Monday 8.30am: AMBULANCE media report an incident on the Ballina Street bridge between a pedestrian and a car near the Molesworth Street intersection.

The patient is believed to be a woman in her 60s.

She is in a serious condition, has suffered a head injury and believed to have gone into cardiac arrest.

The patient has been transported to Lismore Base Hospital.

Police at the accident scene on Ballina Rd, Lismore, where a woman was struck by a vehicle on Monday morning.
Police at the accident scene on Ballina Rd, Lismore, where a woman was struck by a vehicle on Monday morning. Alison Paterson

Monday 8.12pm: DIVERSIONS are in place at the Ballina Street bridge in Lismore after a car crash.

A pedestrian is believed to be involved in the incident that occurred just after 7am.

The Bruxner Highway has been closed and diversions are listed below:

Westbound:

Dawson Street, Woodlark Street, Union Street.

Eastbound:

Union Street, Woodlark Street, Dawson Street.

Emergency services are on the scene and the highway is expected to be closed until 11am.

Updates as they come.



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