Anna Leask is senior police reporter for the New Zealand Herald.

Driver charged after ambulance hits and injures three outside hospital

The ambulance hit three people after it appeared to mount a kerb and collided with a bus stop on September 7 this year. Photo / Supplied
The ambulance hit three people after it appeared to mount a kerb and collided with a bus stop on September 7 this year. Photo / Supplied

A man has been charged after a St John ambulance hit and injured three people outside Auckland Hospital.

The Herald can reveal that police have charged the driver of the ambulance with careless driving.

He will appear in the Auckland District Court on October 6.

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Ambulance hits and injures three people

The ambulance hit three people after it appeared to mount a kerb and collided with a bus stop.

The accident happened shortly before noon on September 7 while the ambulance was carrying a patient in a moderate condition to the hospital.

The patient was not injured.

Police could not comment further about the charges as the matter was now before the courts.

- NZ Herald

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