Woman hit by taxi dies

An 88-year-old woman has died after being hit by a taxi in Auckland nine days ago.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident on Pah Rd, Epsom about 2pm on Thursday, July 31.

The woman was hit by a red 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid which was operating as a taxi, south of the intersection of Pah Rd and Orakau Ave.

She died in Auckland Hospital on Tuesday.

Police said the driver was "assisting with inquiries" but they would like to speak to any witnesses.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Constable Gareth Davis on 09 359 3116.