Three people seriously injured in hit and run in Hastings

8:08 pm on 7 December 2019

Three people have been seriously injured after a car travelling on the wrong side of the road hit them in Hastings this morning.

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Photo: RNZ / Robin Martin

The crash happened on Maraekakaho Road near the intersection of Francis Hicks Avenue.

The group was on a footpath waiting to cross when the car struck them.

One person was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Two others sustained serious injuries.

The driver of the car did not stop.

Police said the car was an older model silver Mazda 323.