Children hurt in crash

10:53, May 07 2012

Three children have been taken to hospital - one with serious injuries - after a four wheel drive rolled south of Paengaroa in the Bay of Plenty tonight.

A Fire Service spokesman said emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 33 about 10pm.

Three children and one adult were injured after a vehicle rolled, the spokesman said. No-one was trapped. Firefighters gave first aid until paramedics arrived, he said.

An ambulance communications spokeswoman said a child suffered serious injuries in the crash. Three others suffered moderate injuries.

The patients were transported to Tauranga Hospital.


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