Child hit by car near Queenstown school

Police speak to witnesses after a child was hit by a car in Shotover Country this morning. Photo: Guy WilliamsA child was taken to hospital after being hit by a car near a Queenstown Lakes school this morning.

A police spokeswoman said they were called to the scene, on Stalker Rd near Shotover Primary School, about 8am.

St John spokesman Gerard Campbell said the child was taken to Lakes District Hospital with moderate injuries.

Shotover Primary School principal Ben Witheford said the child was not a pupil at the school. 

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