18 Nov 2012

Woman hit by bus near Wairarapa wine festival

10:06 pm on 18 November 2012

A woman is in a serious condition with head injuries after being hit by a bus at the Toast Martinborough festival in the Wairarapa.

She was struck by the bus 200 metres from the Palliser Estate winery.

The area around the accident scene was packed with festival-goers and it was not possible to pick her up by helicopter.

An ambulance ferried the injured woman to Kurunui College in Greytown from where she was flown to Wellington Hospital.