UPDATE: Hit and run in Taupo

Attributable to Detective Sergeant Andy Livingstone, Taupo CIB

A 36-year-old woman who was struck by a ute in Richmond Ave, Taupo on Friday 21 June remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

As a result of this incident she has suffered serious injuries that will require a lengthy period of treatment and rehabilitation.

She is receiving support from family and friends.

Police investigation has identified a white ute as the vehicle that struck the pedestrian.

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