Sunday, July 21, 2024

73-year-old pedestrian hit by car

A 73-year-old man was struck by a car in Gatton, southern Queensland, last night.

Preliminary police investigations suggest the elderly man was crossing Old College Road when he was hit by a Toyota Corolla around 7.20pm.

Police say the man was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The 66-year-old male driver of the sedan briefly left the scene to get help and later returned a negative drug and alcohol test.

Anyone with further information or dash cam vision is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

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