20 Dec 2019

Christchurch collision leaves five injured, one critical

8:38 am on 20 December 2019

Five people are in Christchurch Hospital, one critically injured, after a car crashed into a power pole early this morning.

Police tape cordon a property in Taharoa

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash at about 3.30am. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Emergency services were called to the crash at the intersection of Waltham Road and Brougham Street in Sydenham at 3.30am.

Three of the passengers have moderate injuries and the fourth is in a serious condition.