A 77-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a car in Hamilton has been named by police.
North Hamilton woman Eileen Reardon suffered fatal injuries when she was hit by a BMW as she crossed Thomas Rd in Rototuna about midday Friday.
It was one of three serious crashes in as many hours in Hamilton on Friday.
Emergency services were still at the scene when news came through of four people being treated by ambulance staff after two vehicles collided in Frankton.
A short time later, about 3.20pm, a boy, believed to be aged six, was hit by a vehicle in the suburb of Nawton and taken to Waikato Hospital with serious leg injuries.