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Person hit by vehicle at Waihi Beach critically injured

Person hit by vehicle at Waihi Beach critically injured

Posted October 04, 2019
Emergency Services

The New Zealand Police Media Centre has confirmed a person was critically injured at Waihi Beach last night.

Police and ambulance responded to an incident on Seaforth Road in Waihi Beach at around 10:15 pm last night where a car hit a female pedestrian. The pedestrian was critically injured and was airlifted to Waikato Hospital, police said.

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust provided information saying their Westpac 1 crew were tasked to Waihi Beach at 10.28 pm to assist a female patient in her teens involved in a motor vehicle accident where she was hit by a 4x4 ute. She was thrown approximately six metres by the vehicle, receiving critical injuries.