Serious crash in Golden Downs, Tasman
"Serious crash in Golden Downs, Tasman"
A man has been
transported to Nelson Hospital in a critical condition
following a crash on Stock Road in Golden Downs, south of
Police were called to the crash around 3:30pm
A heavy truck left the road and crashed into a
One man was trapped in the vehicle for a time, he was
cut out and taken to hospital.
The other occupant in the
truck is ok.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating and
traffic control is in
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