Gunnedah pedestrian crossing safety to be reviewed by Roads and Maritime

TRAGIC: Flowers at the pedestrian crossing in Gunnedah.
TRAGIC: Flowers at the pedestrian crossing in Gunnedah.

A Gunnedah pedestrian crossing where an elderly woman was killed on Saturday evening, will be subjected to an investigation.

Mon Ducrow, 91, died after she was struck by a four-wheel drive on the pedestrian crossing near Henry St, Gunnedah. It is believed she was on her way to church nearby at the time.

A Roads and Maritime Services spokesperson confirmed they were aware of the incident and said safety remained their number one priority.

“Roads and Maritime Services is aware of the tragic incident involving a pedestrian at the corner of Kamilaroi Highway and Henry Street at the Gunnedah crossing,” the spokesperson said.

“The safety of all road users is Roads and Maritime’s number one priority and all crash sites which result in fatality on the state road network are investigated.

“Roads and Maritime will carry out a site investigation at the crossing and assist NSW Police with a formal investigation into the cause of the incident.”