Man arrested after children hit by car

12:20 pm on 13 June 2017

Police have charged a man after two children were struck by an out-of-control car south of Auckland this morning.

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The children - who police said were related - were hit on Hamilton Drive in Waiuku about 8am.

Police said the children, aged eight and 10, were walking on the footpath when a driver lost control and hit them.

The children have been taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

A 30-year-old man from Waiuku was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing injury.