Supriya Tikaram has no memory of what hit her.

What she does know has been gleaned from friends and witnesses. She had been spending Friday evening with friends in Taupō and they decided to walk along to a local pub for a few drinks.

At about 11pm, everybody headed off. Supriya, 36, and two men were walking along Richmond Ave and as she stepped off the edge of the kerb preparing to cross the road, a white ute came around the corner from Ingle Ave. The ute appeared to swerve towards her and hit her left leg. Supriya was thrown

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