A 19-year-old man was arrested for drink-driving after his car went through a deer fence on State Highway 1 near Havelock, police say.
The man received minor injuries when his silver Ford Falcon left the road about 7.25pm on Sunday.
Constable Andrew Holdaway said the driver was arrested with a breath alcohol level of 518mcg (legal limit under 20 is zero).
He is to appear in the Blenheim District Court on Monday.
- The Marlborough Express