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Driver seriously injured – hit by car when backing out of driveway

News from NZ Police
A 71-year-old man was seriously injured in a crash in Wainuiomata this afternoon.

The man was backing out of his driveway in Wise Street at around 2.30pm when his vehicle was hit by a car travelling along the street.

The collision flipped the man’s vehicle on to its side.

He sustained head injuries and his arm was trapped under his vehicle.

He was taken to Wellington Hospital by helicopter.

The three occupants of the other car were taken to Hutt Hospital with moderate injuries.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

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