A woman who was hit by a courier van in Hamilton yesterday
has been identified by police.
The woman was 53-year-old Hamilton woman Margaret Mary Pouw.
District Road Policing Manager Inspector Freda Grace said the
crash was still under investigation and the cause was yet to
A Courier Post driver involved in the accident said he was
travelling along Morrinsville Rd in Hamilton yesterday
morning when his van and the cyclist collided at the
intersection of Morrinsville Rd and Matangi Rd.
Ms Grace said initial indications suggested Ms Pouw had been
travelling north on Morrinsville Rd and gone to turn right
into Matangi Rd, directly into the path of the oncoming
She said that at this stage, speed and alcohol on the part of
the van driver, who was shaken but unhurt in the crash, did
not to appear to have been factors in the accident.
She said the crash investigation was continuing.