27 Jan 2016

Two in hospital after van carrying six people crashes on West Coast

5:55 pm on 27 January 2016

Two people are in hospital after a van carrying six people crashed near Charleston on the West Coast this afternoon.

Two rescue helicopters and two ambulances rushed to the scene of the crash and one injured passenger was airlifted to Nelson Hospital and another to Greymouth Hospital.

Ambulance officers treated another four people at the scene for minor injuries.