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Auckland's Great North Rd closed after car hits pedestrian: Police descend on Pt Chev

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Mon, 8 Apr 2024, 9:10pm
A person was taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car on Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier, on Monday evening. Photo / Mahn Quyq
A person was taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car on Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier, on Monday evening. Photo / Mahn Quyq

Auckland's Great North Rd closed after car hits pedestrian: Police descend on Pt Chev

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Mon, 8 Apr 2024, 9:10pm

Great North Rd, one of Auckland’s major arterial roads, is closed this evening after a car hit a pedestrian in the suburb of Pt Chevalier.

One person has been taken to Auckland City Hospital with critical injuries.

A St John Ambulance spokesman said they responded to the incident about 5.30pm. Two ambulances and two rapid response vehicles attended the scene.

Auckland Transport said buses were detouring along the Northwestern Motorway between the Great North Rd and St Lukes Rd ramps.

A person was taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car on Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier, on Monday evening. Photo / Mahn Quyq
A person was taken to hospital with critical injuries after being hit by a car on Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier, on Monday evening. Photo / Mahn Quyq

Reports on social media have described a large police presence in the area.

The crash happened between Pt Chevalier and Huia Rds.

Police said Great North Rd would stay closed for “some time” while the Serious Crash Unit investigated.

This story was originally published on the Herald, here

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