St John paramedics rushed to the scene of a car crash in town yesterday.

They assessed a woman driver but did not need to transport her to hospital, territory manager John Stretton said.

A man involved in the accident said he'd been driving down St Hill St when the other car, which had been parallel-parked to his left, pulled out in front of him.

Aside from being a little sore where the seatbelt caught him, the man was uninjured.

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He and the woman driving the other car were the only people involved in the crash, which happened just before 11am.

A section of the road was blocked off, although cars were driving around the police cordon to go down the street.