Car in Sea
Wednesday, 4 December
2013 - 5:02pm
Emergency services responding
to a report of a car which crashed off a bridge into the sea
near Leigh have confirmed that all the occupants are out of
the car and no one has been injured.
The car was found by
the Fire Service at about 4:30pm after it went off Leigh
Road and into the Whangateau Harbour.
Westpac rescue Helicopter was activated, however once all
occupants were accounted for the helicopter was stood
Police will be investigating the
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