28 Jan 2014

Three injured in head-on crash

3:47 pm on 28 January 2014

Two people have been flown to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries after an accident that has shut State Highway 1 just south of the city on Tuesday.

Emergency services are at the scene of the head-on crash, which happened shortly before 1pm.

A police communications spokesperson says a third injured person was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Diversions are in place on Thompson's Road and Burnham School Road.