18 Feb 2016

Child hurt in car crash

7:42 am on 18 February 2016

A child is in a critical condition in hospital after a car crash in Southland.

Police say a man, woman and the six-year-old were in the car when it left the road and hit a power pole on Old Coach Road, Ferndale, south of Gore, about 11pm yesterday.

The child suffered serious injuries in the crash and is in a critical condition in Dunedin Hospital.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.