Police name pedestrian killed in crash

Emergency services at the scene of the fatal accident at the intersection of Dundas and Great...
Emergency services at the scene of the fatal accident at the intersection of Dundas and Great King Sts yesterday. Photo: Gregor Richardson
Police have named the woman pedestrian killed in a crash with a car at the intersection of Dundas and Great King Streets in Dunedin last night.

She was 77-year-old Judith Mary Egerton, of Dunedin.

Police and St John staff were called to the scene about 6pm.

The road was closed for a time and reopened about 10pm.

Police extended their sympathies to her family and friends.

The Serious Crash Unit investigation is continuing.

Earlier, an 80-year-old woman was hit by a car at the intersection of North Rd and Crown St.

The incident occurred about 3.20pm, a police spokesman said.

The woman had serious injuries and was taken to Dunedin Hospital.

• A man was killed when the car he was driving and a truck collided on the Rakaia Bridge in Canterbury about 2.40pm yesterday. He  was  Ian Adrian Yee (48), of  Christchurch. 

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