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Elderly Ulverstone woman dies in crash

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An elderly Ulverstone woman has died following a single vehicle crash in Ulverstone yesterday afternoon.

Police say the 84 year-old was reversing from a driveway when the vehicle lurched backwards aggressively and impacted heavily with a power pole.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to the North-West Regional Hospital in Burnie where she later died.

The full circumstances of the crash are being investigated and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

Police ar asking fow anyone who may have witness the crash to contact them on 131 444.