Pedestrian killed by car on Waikato highway

  • 21/01/2017

A man walking along a Waikato highway died when he was hit by a vehicle shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.

The man, 24, was on State Highway 27 between Matamata and Waharoa.

The serious crash unit is investigating, police say.

Also in Waikato, a fleeing driver has been seriously injured after being flung from their car during a police chase in Hamilton.

The vehicle collided with another motorist early on Saturday morning on Powells Rd.