Holiday road toll rises to four after pedestrian’s death


A person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Auckland last night.

Police say the person was struck on Rosamund Avenue, New Windsor, just before 10.30pm.

The victim died at the scene.

An investigation is underway to establish the circumstances.

Two other people died in Christmas Day crashes.

The driver of a car died at the scene of a crash on the SH1/Taieri Plains Highway, Waihola, in Otago.

Another person died following a crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Broadley Downs and Gordonton Road, Gordonton, in Waikato.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

On Christmas Eve, one person died in a two-car crash south of Taupō.

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