Person dead after being hit by car Christchurch

An investigation is underway.
An investigation is underway. Photo credit: Getty

A person in Christchurch has died after being hit by a car. 

Emergency services were called to Bevington St in the suburb of Avonhead around 5:30pm on Saturday.

A police statement said the person was found with serious injuries and died at the scene. 

Officers are speaking to those involved while they work to establish circumstances around the crash, police said.