22 Aug 2016

Woman killed after getting out of crashed car

7:30 am on 22 August 2016

A woman who had got out of her car after a crash north of Auckland was struck and killed by a motorcycle.

A police car outside a cordon in South Auckland

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the incidents. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police said the car and another vehicle collided on State Highway 1, at Pohuehue, north of Orewa.

They said the woman got out of the car and was either trying to alert traffic to the accident or to cross the road when she was hit by the motorbike.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.