Child hit crossing the road

  • 07/08/2017
Emergency services rushed to the scene at Highbury Ave around 3:15pm.
Emergency services rushed to the scene at Highbury Ave around 3:15pm. Photo credit: file

A child is in a critical condition after being hit by a ute while crossing the road in Palmerston North.

A police spokesperson says a ute towing a trailer collided with the child Monday afternoon.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Highbury Ave around 3:15pm.

Police have closed a section of the road and diversions are in place. The serious crash unit will investigate the incident.

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