A man was trapped inside a car after a head-on collision
outside Palmerston North this afternoon.
The crash occurred shortly before 4.15pm at the junction of
State Highway 3 and Stewart Rd between Palmerston North and
Sanson, police said.
"It was reported as a head-on collision with one person
trapped," said a police central communications spokeswoman.
Fire Service and ambulance personnel were at the scene and
attempting to free the man from a mangled white hatchback.
He was conscious and talking to rescuers but the extent of
his injuries were unknown.
The hatchback and another vehicle collided head-on, police at
the scene said.
The female driver of the other vehicle walked away from the
One lane of the road was blocked but no diversions are in