Woman dies following Geelong collision

July 28, 2023 6:49 am in by

police van GB dec 2019An elderly woman who was knocked over by a reversing car in Geelong’s CBD has lost her fight for life.

Police say the vehicle was being driven by a 90-year-old man from Jan Juc when the incident happened on Yarra Street on Sunday afternoon.

A 96-year-old Newcomb woman was taken to hospital but died on Wednesday.

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A 79-year-old woman who was also struck suffered minor injuries.

Investigations into the collision are continuing and officers are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

One hundred and seventy people have died on Victoria’s roads so far this year, compared to 137 this time in 2022.

Picture: File image [Geelong Broadcasters]