Two people have been left seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle while waiting to cross the road on the first day of lockdown.
Emergency services were called to Whangaparāoa Rd, near Little Manly Beach north in Auckland, at 9.18am this morning after reports a vehicle had crashed into couple.
The two people were rushed to North Shore Hospital with serious injuries, a police spokeswoman said.
She said the driver of the vehicle was in custody and was assisting police with their inquiries.
The crash happened near Zealandia Rd, the spokeswoman said.
AdvertisementAdvertise with NZME.
"Part of Whangaparāoa Rd is currently closed and diversions are in place"