16 Apr 2015

Pedestrian in critical condition after crash

6:16 pm on 16 April 2015

A pedestrian is in a critical condition in Christchurch Hospital after a serious crash that has closed a suburban road.

170414. Photo Diego Opatowski / RNZ. Christchurch Hospital main Entrance

Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski

Breens Road in the city's western suburb of Harewood was expected to remain closed until later this evening after a car struck a pedestrian outside a school about 3pm.

Police said the pedestrian was believed to be in a critical condition, while the man driving the car was uninjured but very shaken.

Investigations into the crash were continuing.