Wellington Scoop

Early-morning fatality: woman dies in hospital after being hit by car in Vivian St

A woman died in Wellington Hospital after being hit by a car in Vivian Street early this morning.

Police and other services were called to the accident at about 1.40am.

Vivian Street between Taranaki and Tory Streets was closed for a time while the woman, aged 24, was being attended to.

She died shortly afterwards in hospital. She has been named as Alix Rae Robinson.

A Serious Crash Unit investigation is continuing and the driver of the vehicle is assisting Police with inquiries.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating and the driver of the car is assisting Police with the inquiry.

Police are informing family members and next of kin.