Airlift follows Otaki head-on crash

TALIA SHADWELL
Last updated 07:53 28/01/2013
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TWO INJURED: Emergency services attend a head-on collision between two cars south of Otaki at the weekend.

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A woman was pulled from the wreckage of a car and taken to Palmerston North Hospital after a head-on collision between two cars south of Otaki at the weekend.

About 4.30pm on Saturday emergency services were called to the scene on Te Horo Beach Rd, south of Otaki.

They found a 39-year-old female driver trapped in one of the vehicles.

She was pulled out by firefighters and St John Ambulance paramedics stabilised her at the scene.

The woman was airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital by the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter, requiring treatment for serious injuries.

One of the occupants of the other vehicle had less serious injuries.

Constable Mike Howland, of Otaki, said the cause of the crash was still being investigated.

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- Manawatu Standard

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