Driver kicks way out of submerged car

20:12, Feb 28 2014
Car, Raglan Harbour
DRIVER'S LUCKY ESCAPE: A woman kicked herself free from her partly submerged car today after it plunged into the Raglan Harbour.

A woman had to kick her way out of her car after it careered off the road and plunged four metres down a bank into Raglan Harbour today.

The woman was driving towards Raglan township on Wainui Rd when her vehicle left the road just before 11am, constable Julie Cowley said.

Cowley said woman was the sole occupant if the vehicle and suffered minor injuries as a result of her forced exit from the car.

She was taken to the Raglan medical centre by St John Ambulance.

A tow truck started recovering the vehicle, which was on its roof and partly submerged after the crash, at about 12.15pm