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Woman cut from car after Taranaki crash

Woman cut from car after Taranaki crash

Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 11:19am

Emergency services have been in attendance at the scene of a single vehicle crash on State Highway 3, just north of Te Roti Rd in South Taranaki.

Police were alerted to the crash shortly after 9:00am. The sole 67 year old female occupant has lost control of the car she was driving, which has left the road and rolled down a 30 metre bank ending up on it’s wheels in a swamp.

She was cut free from the vehicle and taken to Taranaki Base hospital by the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter. She has received head, spine, and rib injuries as a result of the crash and is described as being in a serious but stable condition.

SH3 was reduced to one lane for a short period but is now fully open with traffic flowing normally. Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.


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