Update on pedestrian hit in Otaki last week

Update on pedestrian hit in Otaki last week

National News

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Sheridan, Palmerston North C.I.B

Police attended a crash on SH1 Otaki, north of Wellington on Friday 13 of October, where a pedestrian was struck and injured.  

The woman, who was rushed to Palmerston North Hospital in a critical condition, died yesterday morning from her injuries.

Police are working with the victim’s family and Police extend their deepest sympathies to friends and family of the deceased.

The Serious Crash Unit have completed their initial scene examination and the matter is now under further investigation.

It is likely that Police will be in a position to name the victim of the crash later this week.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre