Two in hospital after car flips near Rotorua

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on Ngongotaha Rd near Kaue Cemetery.

A witness said a car was heading to Ngongotaha and hit a bank on the side of the road. The car flipped, trapping the driver and a passenger.

He described the crash as 'horrific'.

Rescue staff used jaws of life, said our reporter at the scene.

Only one car was involved and its two occupants were taken to hospital.

Two fire engines, ambulance and police were there.

Traffic is backed up along Ngongotaha Rd.


- Rotorua Daily Post

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