Driver injured after hedge crash
The driver of a ute had to be cut out of his vehicle after he veered off an Auckland motorway and came to a rest upside down in a hedge today.
Firefighters were called to State Highway 1, across the road from the Drury off-ramp at 4pm. There were initial reports of the vehicle being on fire.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance in a serious condition and traffic was delayed until the scene was cleared about 6pm.
Police were unsure what caused the crash, but said there was only one vehicle involved