Story: Road accidents

Helping an injured motorist

Helping an injured motorist

This man was injured when his car crashed in the Ngauranga Gorge, Wellington, in 1996. He was trapped in his car and it was some time before he could be freed.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1996/1788/6
Photograph by Ross Giblin

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Road accidents - The cost of road accidents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20897/helping-an-injured-motorist (accessed 30 April 2017)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 15 Dec 2014