Truck vs bus crash in Waikouaiti - UPDATE

Truck vs bus crash in Waikouaiti - UPDATE

Southern

Police are still at the scene of a school bus and truck crash at the intersection of SH1 and Goodwood Road near Palmerston (south) today at 3.25pm.

One 16-year-old was airlifted to Dunedin Hospital with a minor back injury, and a 7-year-old was treated at the scene for a minor injury to their head.

The school and parents were advised shortly after the crash occurred.  

Traffic is still flowing past the scene and the road was not blocked.

Police will continue to investigate the cause of the crash and any witnesses to the event are encouraged to contact the Dunedin Central Police Station.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre