Man injured after vehicle rolls

Driver airlifted from Hope Saddle crash

Last updated 07:34 25/03/2014
Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter
Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter
FLIPPED: A car was left upside-down in a ditch on the Hope Saddle after leaving the road and rolling on Monday afternoon.

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A 59-year-old Motueka man was airlifted to hospital after his vehicle left the road and rolled on the Hope Saddle south of Nelson yesterday afternoon.

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter attended the scene of the crash at about 4pm, where the man was treated for his injuries by St John Ambulance and the helicopter's onboard intensive care paramedic.

The man was then flown to the emergency department at Nelson Hospital for further treatment.

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