A 13-year-old girl is in a serious condition after being hit
by a truck while crossing the road in Auckland.
Emergency services were called to Great South Rd, Papatoetoe
just before 8am by a member of the public.
When ambulance crews arrived she was in a serious condition
and bleeding from the mouth, said St John northern
communications team manager Norm Ngatai.
"She was crossing a pedestrian crossing at the time and a
crane driver hit her," he said.
It is unclear is she was riding or pushing her bike when the
The girl was taken to Middlemore Hospital.