Accident heightens road concerns

The woman seriously injured in a car crash on the corner of Cherry Lane and State Highway 1 on Tuesday was a resident of the Tamahere Eventide Home & Retirement Village.

The 75-year-old, described as a very capable woman by Eventide chief executive Louis Fick, remains in a serious but stable condition in Waikato Hospital.

The accident occurred just after Fick expressed concern about the Cherry Lane/SH 1 intersection and asked what wider support there was for extending the 80km/hr speed zone.

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