A car lost control and careered off a West Coast bridge,
landing upside down on rocks on the Waimakariri River bed and
injuring two people.
The accident happened yesterday afternoon at the Bealey
Bridge on State Highway 73.
Two of the car's four occupants were flown to Christchurch
The Christchurch and Greymouth rescue helicopters were called
to the scene, at the Bealey Bridge on State Highway 73.
West Coast pilot Angus Taylor said the Greymouth machine was
first to the scene and paramedics on board took care of the
two injured people.