A medical student struck by a petrol tanker in Dunedin last
week was in a ''serious but stable'' condition yesterday in
an intensive care unit in Auckland.
Vrushali Ramakrishna Savant (25) was transferred from the
Dunedin Hospital ICU to the Middlemore Hospital ICU on
Wednesday and her condition had ''slightly improved''
yesterday, a spokeswoman for Middlemore Hospital said.
Miss Savant sustained life-threatening injuries on the corner
of Frederick and Castle Sts, where she was walking at 8.25am
She was in her final year of study at the University of Otago
and was working as a trainee intern at Dunedin Hospital.