3 May 2016

Woman hit by train suffers only minor injuries

12:35 pm on 3 May 2016

A woman was hit by a train in Bay of Plenty this morning - but escaped with only minor injuries.

Police say the woman was struck at Pukehina, between Te Puke and Matata, just before 10.30am.

She was on a small bridge around a bend, and could not be seen from the train.

The woman was taken to Tauranga Hospital with injuries to her legs.