31 Aug 2011

Child critical after driveway incident

3:29 pm on 31 August 2011

A 17-month-old girl remains in a critical condition in hospital after she was hurt in an accident in the driveway of her grandmother's home in the Hastings suburb of Flaxmere.

Police say the incident happened when a courier van was leaving the property.

She was taken to Hawke's Bay hospital with internal injuries and was then transferred to Starship hospital in Auckland for specialist care.