Driver absconds from BOP crash

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A person has been seriously injured following a crash involving a car and pedestrian in Ngongotaha. 

A written statement issued by police says the driver initially left the scene on Operiana Street but has since been located. 

Emergency services were called at about 2.45pm. 

The statement says the pedestrian is reported to have been seriously injured.

"While the driver of the vehicle initially left the scene, they have since been located and are speaking with police." 

The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash will continue.

Traffic management is in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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