Wellington Scoop

Cyclist dies after being hit by car

Police report that a cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Hawkes Bay.

The crash was near Hastings, at the intersection of Omahu Road and State Highway 50A, Frimley.

Police were called around 10:15am.

The Serious Crash Unit was notified and at 11am police said the road was likely to be closed for some time.


  1. Mark Shanks, 11. January 2018, 9:02

    Why is this Wellington news? [We extend the regional boundaries during the holidays, and also – news about cycling is relevant for Wellington readers.]

  2. Mark Shanks, 12. January 2018, 11:21

    Thanks for the explanation. I would hope that you also publish good news about cycling from outside the region.