Child dies after being hit by car on driveway south of Auckland

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A child has died after being hit by a vehicle on a driveway in Waiuku, south of Auckland, this morning.

Police said the incident, which “involved a vehicle and a child on a driveway”, happened on Mellsop Ave at around 11.07am.

“Sadly, we can advise the child died at the scene,” a police spokesperson said.

A section of the road was closed while emergency services attended the incident.

“The serious crash unit was in attendance and an investigation is now underway into what has occurred.

“Our thoughts are with the family involved, and we are ensuring there is support available for them at this difficult time.”

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