Several pedestrians hit in Christchurch

The accident happened at on the corner of Fitzgerald Ave and Gloucester St. Photo: NZME
The accident happened at on the corner of Fitzgerald Ave and Gloucester St. Photo: NZME
One person is in a critical condition and others are injured after a car hit several pedestrians in Christchurch.

A police spokesman said they are responding to a crash at the intersection of Fitzgerald Ave and Gloucester St which happened shortly before 9am.

A St John ambulance spokesman said one female patient was transported to Christchurch Hospital with critical injuries. Two other patients who had minor and moderate injuries were assessed and treated at the scene.

The accident happened at on the corner of Fitzgerald Ave and Gloucester St. Photo: NZME
The accident happened at on the corner of Fitzgerald Ave and Gloucester St. Photo: NZME
Several road closures are in place as emergency services work at the scene.

Motorists in the area are asked to follow the directions of emergency personnel.

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