Two hospitalised after rally crash

The scene of the rally accident. Photo / Nelson Marlborough Rescue helicopter
The scene of the rally accident. Photo / Nelson Marlborough Rescue helicopter

A 43-year-old man and 42-year-old woman from Motueka have been hospitalised after their rally car lost control this morning between Riwaka and Sandy Bay.

Ambulance, Fire and organisers assited the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter onboard Intensive Care paramedic to stabilise the patients.

The man and woman reportedly have neck and chest injuries.

Immediately after the Nelson Marlborough Rescue helicopter was called to Cissy bay in the Marlborough Sounds to rescue a 28-year-old woman who had fallen overnight.

The woman was treated onboard by the crew.

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