Boy dies after car crash

08:28, May 24 2014

A four-year-old boy hit by a car in Auckland has died in hospital. Police have named him as Kingi Te Ao Reneti.

Kingi suffered serious injuries when he was struck on Sykes Road, Weymouth  outside his home about 12.45pm where he had been playing with a group of friends.

He was taken to Middlemore Hospital where he later died.

The accident was being investigated and the car's driver was said to be co-operating with police.