Young woman in intensive care after falling from moving car

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A young Christchurch woman who fell out of a moving car early yesterday remains in intensive care and is unable to tell police what happened.

The 21-year old was taken to hospital by shocked friends who were in the car with her.

Detective Sergeant Al Lester says the woman "inappropriately placed herself" out of the passenger's window about 1.30am yesterday.

She fell onto the road and suffered serious injuries, he said.

"The people whose car she fell out of picked her up and delivered her to the A&E department," Mr Lester said.

"Police later found out about it and have inquired into it."

Police are still waiting to speak to the woman, and described her injuries as "not life threatening at this point".

Mr Lester admitted he didn't know exactly where in Christchurch the accident happened.

The driver has been spoken to by police. No charges have been laid so far, but Mr Lester said: "It's being discussed at this point."

- APNZ

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