Nelson toddler hit by car

22:52, Apr 14 2014

A three-year-old Nelson boy has been flown to hospital after being hit by a car yesterday 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.

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