PEDESTRIAN HIT BY CAR IN BYRON BAY

Police are calling on witnesses to come forward after a man was hit by car in Byron Bay on Monday.

The 62-year-old was walking along Byron Street when he tried to cross over to Fletcher Street and was hit by a Toyota station wagon around 5.40pm.

He suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Gold Coat University Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

The female driver was taken to Byron Bay Hospital for mandatory testing.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have dashcam footage or information about the incident to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.