PEDESTRIAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY A CAR IN BYRON BAY

A man is fighting for life in hospital after being hit by a car in Byron Bay.

The 62-year-old pedestrian was walking along Byron Street last night, when he attempted to cross Fletcher street.

He was then struck by a Toyota Station wagon.

He was airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.

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

Police are still piecing together what happened, and are encouraging anyone with information to come forward.

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