A person has been taken to hospital after two cars crashed in Ashurst near Palmerston North.
Source: 1 NEWS
The crash happened just after 2pm on Napier Rd.
One car had "spun into ditch or drain on other side of the road," a police spokeswoman said.
One person was trapped in the crash, but was freed and transported to hospital.
They suffered a broken collarbone.
No other people were injured.
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