13-year-old schoolgirl hit by car

Last updated 11:29 19/02/2013

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A St Peter's College student was seriously injured after being hit by a car on the way to school this morning.

The 13-year-old girl was crossing Rangitikei St, near the railway overbridge, when she was hit by a Toyota Hiace about 8:30, Palmerston North police Acting Senior Sergeant Phil Ward said.

She suffered injuries to her leg and torso and was taken to Palmerston North Hospital.

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