Lizzie Stannard hit and run
Palmerston North triathlete Lizzie Stannard was injured in a hit-and-run incident whilst training on her bicycle in Cambridge late Saturday afternoon. She has suffered some injuries and is currently recovering from minor surgery in Waikato Hospital.
She is expected to be discharged within the next few days. Lizzie was due to fly out to Australia on Wednesday to compete in Mooloolabah next weekend, and Devonport the following week. The car driver left the scene of the accident and the incident has been referred to the police.