Woman critical after crash

Last updated 14:34 23/11/2013
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A woman was seriously injured in a car vs motorcycle crash on State Highway 3, north of New Plymouth yesterday.

St John's operations manager Ian May said the woman, estimated to be in her 40s, suffered multiple traumas including serious injuries to her leg.

The Taranaki Rescue Helicopter arrived at the scene between Uruti and Mount Messenger, shortly before 1pm. 

A police spokesperson said the woman was transported by helicopter to Taranaki base hospital in a critical condition.

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