A four-year-old girl is in a serious condition after the vehicle she was in was hit by a fully laden logging truck near Hawke's Bay Airport.
The girl and three women were in a people mover that pulled out of the airport entrance at 1.15pm.
It was hit by the northbound truck.
All the occupants in the car were taken to Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital. A 30-year-old woman has moderate injuries. Two other females, one aged in her 30s and the other elderly, received minor injuries.
The truck driver was uninjured but was badly shaken.
Police said the women lived locally and had just picked up relatives at the airport.
The police Serious Crash Unit is currently investigating the crash.
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