Driver seriously hurt near Makarora

A person has been seriously injured after a car crashed into a tree near Makarora in the Queenstown Lakes district this morning.

A police spokeswoman said officers were called to the scene on the Haast Pass-Makarora Rd, near Fantail Falls, about 6.13am.

The driver was transported to Dunstan Hospital with serious injuries.

No further information was available.

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