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.

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The Timaru Herald