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A police spokeswoman said officers responded to a report at 8.50am today that a car had gone down a bank on State Highway 87 near Holland Rd.
The car only had one occupant, she said.
An officer at the scene told the ODT the vehicle struck black ice.
St John communications adviser Gerard Campbell said the patient was taken to Dunedin Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.