An 18-year-old man was injured when he was struck by a truck in Kaikoura early this morning.
Police said the teen, thought to be from the Christchurch area, was hit by a northbound truck and trailer unit on State Highway 1 about 4am.
He was treated by a doctor at the scene, before being flown to Christchurch Hospital.
Police were working to to establish the cause of the crash.
- APNZBy Matthew Backhouse @Mbackhouse Email Matthew