Serious injuries after pedestrian hit by car
One person is in a serious condition following reports of a pedestrian being hit by a car in Whakatāne.
Emergency services confirm they were alerted to the incident at 3.10pm.
The collision occurred on Hinemoa Street.
“Emergency services are responding after a pedestrian was struck by a car on Hinemoa Street,” says a police spokesperson.
St John confirm they sent two ambulances to the scene and have transported one patient with serious injuries to Whakatāne hospital.
SunLive will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.