A three-year-old has been rushed to Auckland's Starship Hospital after running across a road in west Auckland and being hit by a car.
The crash occurred on Jaemont Ave, Te Atatu around 1.30pm.
The child is in a serious condition, and the driver was not hurt.
"This is not a driveway incident," Inspector Shawn Rutene said at the scene.
Police are supporting the driver and the family of the injured youngster.