Driver crawled out back of ute after crash

By -
Add a comment

The driver of a vehicle is in hospital after crashing into a ditch last night.

The crash happened on Maketu Rd about 7pm.

An ambulance spokesman said the person was trapped and was taken to Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries.

Maketu fire chief Shane Beech said the driver, a man in his 30s, managed to crawl out the back window and to the side of the road.

For more articles from this region, go to

Have your say

We aim to have healthy debate. But we won't publish comments that abuse others. View commenting guidelines.

1200 characters left

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 03 Sep 2015 12:06:38 Processing Time: 566ms