A child knocked from his scooter in Rotorua has been airlifted to Starship Hospital.
The 9-year-old boy was was crossing Ranolf Street near the skate park late this morning when he collided with a bus.
He received a severe knock to his head causing a brain injury.
Rotorua police are keen to hear from any witnesses to the accident - which happened about 11am.
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