Person dies after being hit by truck

Person dies after being hit by truck

Bay of Plenty

A person has died after being hit by a truck on State Highway 29A, Tauranga at 4.40am today.

There are cordons in place at Maungatapu Bridge, and at the SH 29A/Maungatapu/Welcome Bay roundabout.

Southbound lanes remain open but motorists are asked to take care in the area and follow the directions of officers at the scene.

No further details regarding the deceased are available at this stage.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre.