Car hits 10-year-old

02:04, Dec 18 2013

A child is in Timaru Hospital after being hit by a car on the main street of Tekapo.

The 10-year-old from Wellington was hit while crossing State Highway 8 in the Tekapo township at 7.40pm yesterday.

A Southland man, 22, was driving the vehicle. The victim was taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

The parents have asked that no details on the child's condition be released.


The Timaru Herald