A baby who was in a critical condition after he was run over by a vehicle on a rural South Auckland property on Monday night has now been discharged.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter had flown flew the baby boy to Starship Hospital on Monday night after he was struck on his head by a slow-moving vehicle as it parked.

The accident happened about 8pm.

The rescue helicopter said the child was flown to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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The Auckland District Health Board said today that the patient had been discharged from Starship.