10 Sep 2017

One dead, children rescued in river crash

11:55 pm on 10 September 2017

One person has died and three children taken to hospital after a car crashed off a bridge on the West Coast.

Emergency services were called shortly at 8.20pm to Murfins Brudge on Atarau Road in Ikamatua.

The police said they found a car upside down in the Otututu River.

Three children were rescued from the vehicle and taken to hospital in Greymouth.