Waikawa woman in hospital after crash

Last updated 11:47 10/06/2014
Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter
Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter

ON THE SCENE: Emergency services workers and the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter attend the scene of crash at St Arnaud.

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A 49-year-old Marlborough woman was flown to Nelson Hospital after a crash near St Arnaud, near Nelson Lakes National Park.

Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter pilot Tim Douglas-Clifford said the woman, from Waikawa, was flown to hospital about 11.30am yesterday.

She was in a stable condition but had suspected spinal injuries, he said.A hospital spokeswoman said today the woman was in a comfortable condition.

Douglas-Clifford understood a red car driven by the woman and a ute collided on State Highway 63 near Lake Station Airfield.

Two other people were taken by ambulance to Nelson Hospital. 

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