8 Mar 2009

Child dies after being struck by car

4:20 pm on 8 March 2009

A 19-month-old child has died after being struck by a reversing car in Napier.

The police say the child was hit at about 7.30pm on Friday in the suburb of Onekawa. Further details are not being released until all of the child's relatives have been advised.

Meanwhile, St John Ambulance says another child was hit by a car in Flaxmere at about 8pm on Friday. The 14-month-old was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital with serious head injuries.