Saved by the trees
Four UK tourists in this Jucy rental van were lucky to escape with minor injuries after their van left the road in the Puhi Puhi valley north of Kaikoura this morning.
The accident happened about 10am today.
The tourists, all women, had been heading to Picton to catch the interisland ferry at 1pm.
One of the women was treated at the scene for a laceration to her back.
Inquiries were continuing at the scene to determine the cause of the crash.
The Marlborough Express