Two occupants of a car were seriously injured when their
vehicle and a truck collided overnight.
The crash happened on State Highway 1 near Taihape, just
after midnight, central police communications acting shift
commander Mark Oliver said.
The driver, who had to be cut from the vehicle suffered
The passenger, who was thrown from the car and found 10m down
a bank, suffered moderate injuries, Mr Oliver said.
"That person was very lucky not to have been hurt more," he
Both were taken to Wanganui Hospital.