Pedestrian struck on busy city street

The accident occurred near Second Ave in Tauranga. Photo: Kristina Johnson.

UPDATED: An elderly woman has been transported to Tauranga Hospital after being struck by a car on Second Ave this afternoon. 

A Police media spokesperson confirmed that one vehicle hit the pedestrian next to the carpark of Noel Leeming. 

The accident occurred just before 12pm. 

An ambulance transported the woman to Tauranga Hospital with moderate injuries. 

Police say that the pedestrian suffered possible injuries to the head.


An elderly woman is believed to have been hit by a car on Second Ave.

The accident occurred near Noel Leeming just before 12pm.

Emergency services were called to the scene, with ambulance staff attending to the woman on site.

SunLive will update this story once more information is available.

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not good

Posted on 05-09-2017 12:39 | By carma g

Very sad to see .thoughts are wwith both victim and driver.hope she is ok