Car drives into petrol station window

Posted at 2:02pm Thursday 03 Aug, 2017

UPDATED: Police are investigating a crash in which a car was driven into a window of a petrol station in Tauranga.

Police were called to the scene of the crash at Gull on Hewletts Road at about 2pm.

A police spokesperson says nobody in the shop was injured. 

"Ambulance and Fire are attending to the elderly occupants of the car."


A car has driven through the front window of a Tauranga petrol station on Hewletts Road.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a car has driven to the shop window of Gull.

They say an elderly couple were in the car and there only appears to be minor injuries.

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Car drives into??

Posted on 04-08-2017 23:02 | By namxa

Noooo no noPERSON drives into service stationOk, I'm assuming it wasn't a driverless car.Could be wrong though.

Same scenaraio

Posted on 03-08-2017 20:31 | By clingon

Let me guess- automatic transmission, elderly driver,wrong gear selection, 1.5 tonne car launched forward by pressing on one pedal: this wouldn't have happened with a manual transmission car...

Not to worry

Posted on 03-08-2017 19:00 | By maildrop

Just take their license to be on the safe side. Use Bayhopper.

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