Car plunges over Bay bank

A female driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, was uninjured. Video: Dylan Henderson.

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A driver has escaped without injuries after her car went down the bank at Ohope hill in Whakatane.

A police media spokesperson says ambulance staff and police were at the scene for a time yesterday afternoon.

“A car went down the bank on Ohope Road around 2pm. A female driver, the only occupant of the car, was fine.”

A tow truck is now being arranged by the driver to retrieve the vehicle from the bottom of the bank, says police.


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