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A SERIOUS COLLISION

'JRiP AND MOTOR CAR COLLIDE

Rakaia, June 4,

The offioer in charge of the police station at Rakaia received word this morning that a somewhat serious collision had occurred last nighl near Mitchan on the Methven branch line through a pony and gig and a motor-car coming into collision. A man named McPhail' was driving on the road, accompanied by a boy, when the motor-car ran into the gie. McPhail and tbe boy were thrnwn out and landed ten yards away from the pony and gig. The pony's leg was broker', and tbe shafts of the gig were smashed. The motor car afterwards passed over the boy. McPhail, who was driving without a light", escaped with a shaking, but the boy was seriously burt. It is net known who the driver of the motor car was, as he proceeded on his journey without stopping to ascertain what damage had been done.

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A SERIOUS COLLISION, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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A SERIOUS COLLISION Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914

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