By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:45 BST, 20 June 2019 | Updated: 02:48 BST, 20 June 2019
A badly injured elderly woman, 63, has survived a horrible car crash after her border collie kept her warm for three days and barked to get the attention of hikers.
Kerry Jordan crashed her car off the eastern side of the Pahiatua Track near the New Zealand city of Palmerston North last Thursday and plunged down a 45-metre gully.
Ms Kerry suffered a broken ankle and collarbone, and a crushed chest and sternum, but managed to crawl out of her car and take shelter under a bush with her five-year-old dog, Pat.
She was rescued on Sunday after her dog barked at two passing hikers from beside the