Motorist survives 80m tumble

Last updated 17:57 09/03/2014

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A motorist has survived after a car tumbled 80 metres down a bank near Upper Hutt.

The incident happened shortly before 3.30pm on Waterworks Rd in Kaitoke.

A Police communications spokesman said the female driver was conscious when emergency services arrived. She was pulled up the bank from her car on a stretcher and is believed to have only suffered minor injuries. She was taken to Hutt Hospital.

No one else was involved in the crash.

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