A person has been taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in central Auckland tonight.

The person was hit on Albert St in central Auckland about 7.30pm.

Northern Police Communication Shift Inspector Chris Tate said the person had head injuries after the accident.

A St John spokesperson said the age and gender of the person could not be given to media.

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She said the person was taken to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.

A male pedestrian was killed by a truck in Fanshawe St in the central about 6pm yesterday and an elderly woman pedestrian was killed when she was hit by a van in Orewa, north of Auckland, at 1.30pm this afternoon.