Car goes off road, plunges into water in East Auckland

December 5, 2022
Police at the scene of the crash on Maraetai Coast Road.

An Auckland driver was lucky to escape with only minor injuries after their vehicle went off a road in East Auckland, landing in the water below.

Police were called to the scene off Maraetai Coast Rd just before 5pm.

The driver was able to escape the vehicle and wait on the bank for a Coastguard boat.

They were picked up by 6pm and dropped off at a nearby bay.