A young woman has died after she and a man were thrown from
their out-of-control car on the road from Castlepoint.
Masterton fire services and police were called to the
intersection of Masterton Castlepoint Rd and Masterton
Stronvar Rd about 7pm yesterday, and found the driver and a
passenger had been ejected from their car.
The vehicle had left the road and rolled into a fence and
Ambulance crew had to perform CPR on the woman. The pair were
taken to Wairarapa Hospital. It is believed one of them was
airlifted by Life Flight's Westpac Rescue helicopter to
Masterton Fire Service station officer Garry Nielson said one
person had been thrown out the back window, and the other
through a passenger window.
He believed neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.
Masterton Castlepoint Rd was closed to allow the Serious
Crash Unit to investigate the cause of the crash.
- By Andrew Bonallack of the Wairarapa Times-Age