Close call for crash van

LEIGHTON KEITH
Last updated 10:22 03/03/2014
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ANDY JACKSON
A van crashed on SH45 and just missed going over an 8 metre drop.

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A woman has been taken to hospital after her van crashed and narrowly missed plunging over an 8 metre cliff this morning. 

The woman was travelling north on State Highway 45 with a passenger when she lost control of her vehicle near Lower Timaru Rd at 9am.

The van crossed the centre line, smashed through a fence and rolled on its side stopping on a ledge just short of an 8m drop.

The woman was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Senior constable Keith Bromley said police were investigating and wet road conditions may have been a factor.

He said it was a reminder to drivers to take care on wet roads and drive to the conditions.

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