Boy hit by car discharged from hospital

A 7-year-old Minginui boy who suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car on Sunday has been discharged from hospital.

The boy was taken to Rotorua Hospital by Bay Trust Rescue Helicopter after suffering serious leg and head injuries in the remote township near Murupara about midday.

He had since recovered and been discharged, a Lakes District Health Board spokeswoman said.

- Rotorua Daily Post

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