An infant is being rushed to hospital after being hit by a truck in the Far North.

The one-year-old’s condition is unclear but it is understood the accident has happened near a Marae.

No further information is available at this stage.

It follows several other serious accidents around the country in the past hour.

Four people have been injured, one seriously, following a crash in Christchurch involving two-cars and a campervan.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Main North Road between Gressons Road and Macdonalds Lane at 12:25pm.

Meanwhile, State Highway 56 is blocked after a four-vehicle crash at Tiakitahuna, south-west of Palmerston North.

Police said two people were understood to be in serious condition and four people in a moderate condition.

Emergency services are also responding to reports a of a campervan teetering on the edge of Picton harbour.

Its understood the van crashed through a bollard near Wellington Street a short time ago.

There are no reports of injuries at this stage.



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