Man hit by car on highway dies

A man was killed on the Moutere Highway, Nelson, after being struck by a vehicle.

Police said the 40-year-old had parked his van on the side of the road and was on the road when he was hit by a vehicle around 6.20pm yesterday.

The driver of the vehicle that hit him was uninjured.

Police were seeking a motorist who drove through the crash scene.

That motorist may have been unaware of the incident but possible saw a vehicle ahead of them come to a sudden stop on the opposite side of the highway, police said.


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