A person has died after being hit by a vehicle at a Christchurch mall car park.A police spokesperson said officers were called to the incident at the Bush Inn Centre, Upper Riccarton, at 2.40pm on Thursday.
“A person has died following a collision with a vehicle in a car park on Riccarton Rd, Christchurch.”
The person, who was reportedly trapped under a car, died at the scene.
A witness said the person trapped under the car was freed and then covered with a blanket.
Fire, police and ambulance are all at the scene.
A St John spokesman referred all inquiries to police.
The area around the incident was cordoned off.
-Additional reporting NZ Herald