News from NZ Police
A man was injured in a hit and run collision near Downstage last night.
The collision occurred at about 5.15pm on the Cambridge Terrace pedestrian crossing at the end of Courtenay Place, near the theatre.
Police believe a man in his 20s stepped out on to the crossing on the green pedestrian signal and been hit by a car travelling along Cambridge Terrace heading north towards Wakefield Street.
The early model hatch back style vehicle travelled further down Cambridge Terrace before stopping briefly while the victim was assisted to his feet by members of the public.
An ambulance was called and the victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene before making his own way home.
It is thought that the vehicle would have sustained damage to the windscreen.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or anyone that has information about the vehicle or driver.
Anyone with any information are asked to contact Senior Constable McGRAIL at Wellington Road Policing on (04) 381 2000.