Car plunges into swamp

Last updated 15:06 07/02/2013
Car in Swamp
KRIS DANDO/Fairfax NZ

SWAMPED: A car plunged into the Pautahanui Wildlife Reserve this afternoon.

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A motorist and their passengers escaped without injury this afternoon when they lost of control of a car and plunged into the Pauatahanui Wildlife Reserve.

Inspector Ian Harris said police were called to the scene of the crash on Grays Rd, near the intersection of Paekakariki Hill Rd about 2.30pm.

The car had plunged up to 30 metres into the estuary, Mr Harris said.

No-one was injured in the crash, he said.

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