Injuries after crash near Oamaru

02:24, Dec 19 2012
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CRASH: Emergency personnel attend a Crash on Seven Mile Rd near Oamaru.

Two people have been flown to hospital after two vehicles crashed near Oamaru this afternoon.

The cars collided and rolled at the intersection of Seven Mile and Papakaio roads about 1pm.

One of the patients flown to Dunedin Hospital was a woman who had been trapped in one of the vehicles. It is not yet known the extent of her injuries.

The other patient was a male teenger, who has serious neck and leg injuries.


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AIRLIFT: A rescue helicopter from Dunedin is sent to a crash scene on Seven Mile Rd near Oamaru.

The Press