26 May 2014

Woman trapped next to husband's body

12:26 pm on 26 May 2014

A seriously injured woman has been found trapped in a crashed car with the body of her husband.

Police say the man died after the car ran off a driveway and rolled down a steep bank north of Napier on Sunday, and his wife was trapped in the car overnight.

The car was discovered on Monday morning by the owners of a rural Puketapu Road property,

The couple had visited a rural Puketapu Road property on Sunday evening, and the property owners found the car on Monday morning.

The woman has been taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital with serious injuries.