A pedestrian has been hit by a ute near Malfroy School this morning.

A police media spokeswoman said police were notified of the incident, near the Jervis St intersection, just before 8.30am.

A St John spokeswoman said one patient with minor injuries was being transported to Rotorua Hospital by ambulance.

A witness on the scene said traffic was moving slowly along Malfroy Rd.

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A police car was stationed at the intersection at West End stopping cars from driving down Malfroy Rd, he said.

Police are on the scene after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Malfroy Rd. Photo / Ben Fraser
Police are on the scene after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Malfroy Rd. Photo / Ben Fraser

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