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MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT

MIRACULOUS,. ESCAPE. Gkeymoutii, February 28. A motor car, containing Mr L J. Frank and his wife and daughter, Mr C. R. Cooke and his wife, and Mrs R. P, Parker, while proceeding to Murcbison yesterday, went over a bank in the Butler Gorge, falling 120 feet into the river. The car was passing a lorry at the time, and the edge of the road gave w&y. The occupants bad a miraculous escape, -The car struck a

tree in its descent, causing it to tilt forward and throw out the passengers The car then rolled to tha bottom ol the gorge into twenty feet of water. Mrg Cook sustained a broken collar bone, a broken jaw and a severely cut band, but "the others escaped without serious injuries.

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MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915

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