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Person seriously injured after ramming an all-terrain vehicle and attacking the driver

One person has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a serious assault in Rangiwaea yesterday.

Police are investigating after a vehicle struck an all-terrain vehicle on private property near Koukoupo Rd on Wednesday.

“The occupant of the offending vehicle exited and was reported to have assaulted a person in the ATV,” a spokesperson said.

The seriously injured person was airlifted to Whanganui Hospital.

Those involved know each other, the spokesperson said.

“Investigations are underway to locate the offender who left the scene before the police arrived.”

Hato Hone St John said it was notified of the incident at 3.15pm on Wednesday and responded with two ambulances.

“One person was airlifted to Whanganui Hospital in a critical condition,” a spokesperson said.