Elderly woman hit by reversing car

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Police thanked members of the public and the driver of the car, who helped the woman. Photo credit: Getty

An elderly woman is in critical condition after being run over by a reversing car.

The accident occurred at 11am in Palmerston North on Friday.

She has been taken to Palmerston North Hospital.

Police thanked members of the public and the driver of the car, who helped the woman.

They would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident - call them on (06) 351 3600 if you saw it.

Newshub.