A girl hit by a truck in central Ashburton last night remains
in a serious but stable condition in Christchurch Hospital.
The 11-year-old girl was hit by a truck and trailer unit
while crossing State Highway 1 (West Street) near KFC about
She was initially taken to Ashburton Hospital before being
transferred to Christchurch Hospital where she was recovering
from injuries including a fractured pelvis and femur,
Ashburton police Sergeant Bryan Ennis said.
Mr Ennis said police were still speaking to witnesses from
the crash, and were urging any witnesses they had not yet
spoken to, to come forward.
- By Erin Tasker of the Ashburton Guardian