8 Sep 2008

Man seriously injured after collision with train

11:41 am on 8 September 2008

A young man is in the intensive care unit in Wellington Hospital after a car hit a train near Blenheim.

The man, 18, was transferred by helicopter from Blenheim on Sunday night.

Wellington Hospital describes him as a serious condition.

Another young man, aged 17, was taken to Wairau Hospital with moderate injuries. He is in a stable condition.

Police say they had to be cut out of the car after the collision at 5pm on Sunday in Grovetown