A woman was killed and a cyclist seriously injured in
separate crashes in the central North Island early this
The woman died after her car crashed into a fence on Railway
Rd near Palmerston North about 12.45am today, a central
ambulance communications spokeswoman said.
There were no other occupants in the car.
Later this morning, a cyclist was seriously injured when her
bicycle was hit by a truck near Napier.
The crash happened on State Highway 2 by the Waitangi Bridge,
in south Napier, about 5.42am, a central police
communications spokesman said.
The ambulance spokeswoman said the woman suffered serious to
critical pelvic injuries.
She was still being treated at the scene.