A three-year-old Nelson boy has been flown to hospital after being hit by a car this afternoon.
A police spokeswoman said the crash happened on Commercial St, in Takaka, about 2pm.
It appeared the boy had run out in front of a passing vehicle.
The three-year-old was suspected to have suffered head injuries and was flown to Wellington Hospital.
Police inquiries into the incident were continuing, the spokeswoman said.
- Fairfax Media