Woman hit and killed by car

A WOMAN has died after being struck by a vehicle in Cairns last night.

Police arrived at Sheridan St about 8:12pm where the found a 47-year-old woman with serious injuries being treated by paramedics.

Police allege the woman walked in front of a vehicle.

The woman was rushed to Cairns Hospital but died a short time later from her injuries.

Any witnesses who were travelling in the area are urged to contact police with information or relevant dash cam footage.

Investigations are continuing.


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