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Girl critically injured after being hit by car in Auckland

A child has been critically injured after what police describe as "a collision between a car and a pedestrian" in Henderson, Auckland today.

The accident happened at around 3.15pm on Hindmarsh Street, near the intersection with Bruce McLaren Road.

An Auckland DHB spokesperson says the pedestrian, a girl, was transported to Starship Hospital and remains in a critical condition.

Part of Hindmarsh Street is currently closed while inquiries continue at the scene.

The Serious Crash Unit are examining the scene.

A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash.
A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash. Source: 1 NEWS