Two women are in a critical condition following a collision
in Napier last night.
Eastern District Command Centre Senior Sergeant Ross Smith
said two cars, with a single occupant in each, collided on
Prebensen Drive, Napier, at 6.25pm.
St John Heretaunga territory manager Brendon Hutchinson said
both drivers were trapped and the Fire Service cut them from
their vehicles. The women were taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital,
A hospital spokesperson last night said a woman in her 50s
and another in her 20s were in a critical condition.
Central Fire Communications shift manager Murray Dunbar said
three fire crews and three ambulances attended the scene.
Prebensen Drive was closed for about three hours and traffic
Mr Smith said the Serious Crash Unit was investigating.