A person has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in Lower Hutt earlier this morning.
The incident occurred at 6.30am at the roundabout where Ludlam Crescent turns into Randwick Rd. The person was immediately rushed to hospital.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
One lane of the road is blocked and delays are expected while a scene examination takes place.
Vita Molyneux is a Wellington-based journalist who covers breaking news and stories from the capital. She has been a journalist since 2018 and joined the Herald in 2021.