An elderly woman, who was pulled from her car after it plunged into the Wilsons River at Lismore yesterday, has died in hospital.

Bystanders and police pulled the 84-year-old from the vehicle, after it left Bridge Street and careered into the waterway at around 4.30pm.

An 84-year-old woman has died after she was pulled from her car which plunged into the Richmond River at Lismore.

The woman was rushed to Lismore Base Hospital in a critical condition, where she died at around 11pm.

It’s believed she was from Casino.

Efforts to remove the car are continuing today, with the wreck submerged in about five metres of water.

© AAP 2019

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