An 86-year-old woman is in hospital after reportedly losing control of the vehicle she was driving and falling down a grass bank near Barkes Corner in Greerton today.
An 86-year-old woman is hospitalised after reportedly loosing control of the vehicle she was driving.
The woman was treated for neck and back injuries at the scene and was transported to Tauranga Hospital where she remains.
Ambulance acting team manager Bill McNeilly says it is believed the woman lost control of the vehicle she was driving before falling about 10 metres down a bank around 10.30am.
“She’s just gone down, from what we believe, and lost control just on a bank and gone off the side of the road into the scrub there.”
Bill says there were no other occupants in the vehicle.
The cause of the accident is yet to be confirmed with police.