26 Mar 2010

Elderly Hastings woman hit by car dies of injuries

11:13 am on 26 March 2010

A 93-year-old Hastings woman who was hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing outside Hawke's Bay hospital has died in hospital.

Police say the woman was struck just before 5pm on Thursday.

She underwent surgery for her injuries but died during the night.

The police have spoken to the 21-year-old driver, who stayed at the scene following the collision, but said on Friday they had not charged him.

The Serious Crash Investigation unit is looking into the matter.