Rai Valley truck crash causes serious injury

Last updated 15:25 16/04/2014
logging truck crash
ALDEN WILLIAMS/FAIRFAX NZ

ON THE SCENE: Emergency services workers attempt to free a woman trapped in the wreckage of her vehicle after it collided with a logging truck on State Highway 6 near Rai Valley this afternoon.

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A woman was seriously injured after a crash involving a log truck and a car on State Highway 6 near Rai Valley yesterday afternoon.

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter flew to the scene, and emergency services worked to free the injured woman.

The road between Hira and Rai Valley was closed until around 5pm.

A serious crash investigator was called to the scene.

In a separate incident at noon, a timber truck lost its load on State Highway 6 at Wakefield. Nobody was injured and the spilled timber has now been cleared.

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