6-year-old hit by vehicle

Photo by Craig Baxter.
Photo by Craig Baxter.
Emergency services staff place a 6-year-old boy into an ambulance after he was hit by a car near Mosgiel yesterday.

Southern District Command Centre deployment co-ordinator Senior Sergeant Craig Brown said it appeared the vehicle was travelling along Wingatui Rd towards Factory Rd when the child ran from a driveway.

Alcohol and speed were not factors in the incident, he said.

The boy was taken to Dunedin Hospital with minor injuries.

Police investigations are continuing, he said.

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