A 6-year-old girl hurt in a quad bike accident at Waimarama
earlier this month is expected to return to Hawkes Bay today.
Ashlee Shorrock was thrown from the vehicle in the accident
and was taken to hospital with a fractured skull and numerous
other injuries to her face, neck, spine and back.
An Auckland District Health Board spokesperson said she was
expected to be transferred to Hawke's Bay Hospital today to
continue her recovery.
Ashlee was admitted to Starship hospital in Auckland before
being transferred to the Wilson Rehabilitation Centre in
Auckland after the accident.
Charges were recently laid against her father, Daniel
McGregor, 28, in relation to the incident. He faces four
charges of driving with an excess breath-alcohol level
causing injury, one of reckless driving, one of cultivating
cannabis, one of possessing cannabis and one of possessing
He is due to appear in the Hastings District Court on