Young pedestrian injured on Highbury Ave, Palmerston North

Young pedestrian injured on Highbury Ave, Palmerston North

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Palmerston North Police are attending a serious incident involving a young pedestrian in Highbury.  

Emergency services were called to the Highbury Avenue scene at 3:15pm today.

A ute towing a trailer has collided with a child who was crossing the road. 

The child is in a critical condition. There are no further injuries. 

A section of Highbury Avenue is now closed and diversions are in place down Lancester Street and Somerset Crescent. 

Roads users are asked to avoid the area for at least a couple of hours while the Serious Crash Unit investigate the incident. 

ENDS 

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