Stock car hits photographer

A photographer has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a stock car at Waikaraka Park Speedway in Auckland.

The incident occurred on Saturday at the New Zealand SuperStocks event just before 8pm, with St John Ambulance staff treating the man at the scene before taking him to Auckland City Hospital.

"Was bowled about 10 metres, rolling along the ground, and was stationary," a witness told Newstalk ZB. "They stopped the racing and he's been rushed to hospital."

Police carried out a scene examination on Saturday night.

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