Road toll rises
Two fatalities on Hamilton roads on Wednesday took the city’s road toll for the year to seven. A 41-year old man was taken to Waikato Hospital in critical condition on Wednesday night after being hit by a car on Koromatua Road. Police confirmed on Thursday that he had died in hospital. Earlier on Wednesday a man walking his dog in Horsham Downs was killed when he was hit by a truck and trailer unit. The truck driver received moderate injuries.