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Pedestrian hit by car outside The Palms

Oliver Cowan
Elizabeth Thomson
Steven Walton

A pedestrian has been hit by a car on Marshlands road this morning.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Shirley Road and Marshland Road, which is opposite The Palms shopping centre. 

Emergency services were called around 7 am this morning. 

A man believed to be in his 70's was treated by ambulance staff. 

St John spokesman Gerard Campbell said the man has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries.

One ambulance attended the incident, Campbell said.