Car plunges 30m down a bank
A woman has been flown to hospital with head and leg injuries after plunging 30 metres down a bank in her car in rural Canterbury this morning.
A rescue helicopter was sent to the scene after the crash near Springfield about 8.45am this morning.
Police communications Inspector Murray Hurst said it appeared the car missed a bridge and plunged up to 30m down a bank.
The woman was initially trapped in her car after the crash and suffered a cut to the head and leg injuries, Hurst said.
She was flown to Christchurch Hospital.
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