Busy time for emergency services

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Thursday turned out to be a busy day for Waimate emergency services, who attended two incidents in the space of two hours.

About 3:30pm, police and the Waimate fire service and police were called to a quad bike accident in Serpentine Valley Rd.

Waimate Chief Fire Officer Duncan Lyall said the area where the accident, which involved the quad bike rolling 10m down a hill, took place was accessible only by four-wheel drive.

By Daniel Birchfield

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