A person is in a critical condition after they were hit by their own car in South Auckland this morning.
Emergency services were called to the incident on Preston Road in Ōtara just after 8am.
Police said there were no other vehicles or people involved.
The driver has been taken to Middlemore Hospital.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating and WorkSafe has been notified.
Part of Preston Road is closed and is expected to be for some time.
Diversions are in place at Ferguson Road and Capstick Road.