Car crashes into Waikato River

Just before 10pm on Thursday 16 November, a vehicle came off theTuakau Bridge-Port Waikato Road, and ended up in the Waikato River.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 9.55pm. The three occupants of the vehicle were able to get out of the car, and were treated for their injuries.
It was originally reported that an adult had received status two injuries, however, Tuakau Volunteer Fire Brigade Station officer Ben Wilson, said that the injuries received were not ‘life threatening.’
The car had gone off a bank into the river, and had come to rest in shallow water. There were no other vehicles involved with the incident.

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