Young child hospitalised after being hit by car in Hamilton

A young child is being treated in hospital after being hit by a car in Hamilton this afternoon.

A Police car at the scene of an investigation. Source: 1 NEWS

The child was hit at around 3pm on Memorial Drive, police said in a statement today.

The child has since been taken to Waikato Hospital for treatment, however police did not say what condition the patient is in.

Police closed the road for several hours while a scene examination took place, with diversions in place.

The road has since reopened.