A young man is in critical condition after crashing into a
roadside bank near Mount Bruce, about 25 km north of
Masterton this morning.
Diversions are in place on State Highway 2 between Opaki in
the south and Kaiparoro in the north while the police serious
crash unit investigates.
Wellington shift inspector Ian Harris said the accident
happened just before 9am and it is not yet known whether
speed or alcohol was involved.
The man, aged around 20, was critically injured and now in
hospital, said Mr Harris.
No other vehicles were involved.
- By Calida Smylie of APNZ