Car crashes down bank off SH1

Emergency services were called to the accident scene about 3.30pm. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Emergency services were called to the accident scene about 3.30pm. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Emergency services attended a crash after a car left the road on State Highway 1, north of Dunedin, this afternoon.

The incident happened at the intersection of SH1 and Russell Rd, about halfway between Dunedin and Waikouaiti. 

A reporter at the scene said a white VW had left the road and gone down a bank.

The male occupant of the vehicle was attended to by St John paramedics, but it is understood he escaped without serious injury.

A police spokesman said they were called to the crash about 3.30pm.


 

 

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