Person hit by trailer that detached from ute

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A person has been hit by a trailer that detached from a ute.

The incident occurred on West Coast Road about 9.15am on the town side of Christchurch Mens Prison, but did not involve anyone from the prison, police said.

A trailer became uncoupled and veered off the road - striking a person who was on the side of the road, police said.

The pedestrian was hospitalised in a serious condition.

- APNZ

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