Pedestrian injured – Launceston CBD

Police are investigating a crash between a car and a pedestrian in the Launceston CBD this morning.

Around 10:30am Police responded to the crash at the intersection of Charles and Elizabeth Streets where a Lilydale lady in her 80s received serious injuries.

She was treated at the scene by Ambulance Tasmania Paramedics and transported to the Launceston General Hospital.

An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the crash. Early indications are that the driver’s inattention may have been a contributing factor. At this stage no charges have been laid.

Anyone who witnessed the crash and hasn’t spoken to police is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers Anonymously on 1800 333 000.