Woman critically injured after being pinned against supermarket wall by car at Te Atatu Countdown

A woman has been critically injured after being trapped between a car and the wall of a supermarket in west Auckland.

"Police and emergency services were called to Countdown in Te Atatu at around 11:20am after an elderly woman was hit by a vehicle in the carpark," a police spokesperson told Newshub.

A St John spokesperson confirmed two ambulances, two rapid response units and one manager went to the scene. 

"St John assessed and treated one patient in a moderate condition at the scene and treated and transported one patient in a critical condition to Auckland City Hospital."

The driver, who police describe as being "very shaken by what has happened", is assisting police with their enquiries.