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Man In Custody After Vehicle Hits Pedestrian In Ōpōtiki

One person was taken into custody in Ōpōtiki on Friday night, after a crash where a vehicle collided with a pedestrian.

Police had been called to the incident at around 8pm off Elliot Street.


"The vehicle has subsequently caught fire." a Police spokesperson says.


"The pedestrian sustained minor injuries, and the driver was transported to hospital in a moderate to serious condition."


Police enquiries to determine what occurred are ongoing.

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