Police are appealing for information after a woman was struck by a vehicle in Taupō.

The incident happened on Richmond Ave about 11.15pm on Friday, leaving the 36-year-old woman with critical injuries.

She was flown to Waikato Hospital.

A Waikato Hospital spokeswoman today said the woman was in the Intensive Care Unit and remained in a critical condition.


The vehicle involved, a white utility, left the scene and police would like to speak to the driver, their passengers or anyone else who may have relevant information.

Any residents with CCTV footage of Richmond Ave are also urged to contact police.

The vehicle involved is described as a white, lowered ute with tinted windows.

It will have damage to the front and was last seen travelling south on Richmond Avenue from the intersection with Ingle Avenue.

Taupo Police can be contacted on 07 378 6060 or information can be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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