16 Jun 2015

Two-vehicle crash in Buller Gorge

3:59 pm on 16 June 2015

A man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash in the lower Buller Gorge.

The Buller Gorge.

Buller Gorge Photo: 123RF

The crash was reported at 11.15am and closed the road between Inangahua and Westport, although the road has now re-opened.

A St John spokesperson said two rescue helicopters were sent to the scene along with three ambulances.

The status of the other three people in the crash is not yet known.