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Footage has emerged of the moment a woman was run over by an excavator on a Brisbane road, in an alleged hit-and-run.

CCTV footage shows the 27-year-old walking across the road before getting hit by the big machine.

The incident reportedly happened last Thursday on Hamilton Place, in Brisbane, Australia.

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The woman is said to be in critical condition.

According to the Daily Mail Australia, police have questioned the excavator driver, a 58-year-old man, and he has been released without charge although remains a person of interest.

Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward as the investigation continues.