Prison van collides with crane

Last updated 17:34 09/04/2013

Relevant offers

A prisoner has been taken to hospital after a crash between a Department of Corrections van and a crane in Bay of Plenty.

Police said there was one prisoner in the back of the van. He was taken to hospital for a checkup after the accident.

The crash happened at Aongatete, south of Katikati, at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Work Rd, shortly before 4pm.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

The lower drink-driving limits from December are:

Great - too much carnage on our roads.

Overkill - targets moderate drinkers, not the heavies

Still too little - make it zero tolerance.

Sensible - punishment is in line with lesser breaches of limit.

Vote Result

Related story: Drink-drive limits lowered

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Quiz SMALL pointer June 26

Daily trivia fix

Is chess your forte?