Ute crash victim still critical

Man remains in intensive care unit at Waikato Hospital.

Man remains in intensive care unit at Waikato Hospital.

THE man seriously injured when his ute ploughed into a trailer-load of firewood in Ormond Road on Sunday night remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital.

The 29-year-old Wairoa man suffered extensive injuries in the 8.30pm crash.

Police said this morning he remains in the intensive care unit at Waikato.

The police serious crash inquiry into the incident continues.

Ormond Road was cordoned again yesterday as police continued to examine the crash scene. Traffic was diverted around side streets between the Wi Pere Street roundabout and Sheridan Street.

  • The emergency services were called to a bend on State Highway 35 just north of Te Puia Springs yesterday after a car left the road and crashed.

The incident happened at about 3.45pm.

“Initial reports indicated there might have been someone trapped in the vehicle,” police said.

“But that turned out not to be the case. It was a non-injury accident.”

THE man seriously injured when his ute ploughed into a trailer-load of firewood in Ormond Road on Sunday night remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital.

The 29-year-old Wairoa man suffered extensive injuries in the 8.30pm crash.

Police said this morning he remains in the intensive care unit at Waikato.

The police serious crash inquiry into the incident continues.

Ormond Road was cordoned again yesterday as police continued to examine the crash scene. Traffic was diverted around side streets between the Wi Pere Street roundabout and Sheridan Street.

  • The emergency services were called to a bend on State Highway 35 just north of Te Puia Springs yesterday after a car left the road and crashed.

The incident happened at about 3.45pm.

“Initial reports indicated there might have been someone trapped in the vehicle,” police said.

“But that turned out not to be the case. It was a non-injury accident.”

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