A 20-year-old Dunedin man was hit by a car in Caversham last
night after running from police.
Southern District Command Centre deployment co-ordinator
Senior Sergeant Brian Benn, of Dunedin, said police were
attending a domestic incident at a Caversham house about 9pm.
A police officer was talking to a woman inside the house and
another police officer was talking to a man outside.
The man ran and was hit by a passing car on the corner of
College St and South Rd.
After police and ambulance staff arrived, he refused
treatment but was taken to Dunedin Hospital, Snr Sgt Benn
The man had breached his bail conditions and when his
hospital treatment was completed he would be transferred to
the police station and be charged.
A Dunedin Hospital spokeswoman said late last night the man
was being assessed in the emergency department.
No further information on his condition was available.