Update - vehicle crash on SH1, south of Timaru

Update - vehicle crash on SH1, south of Timaru

Canterbury

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the Timaru-Pareora Highway (SH1), south Timaru.

Police were alerted to the crash, between Sands Rd and The Avenue, just after 3.50pm.

Initial reports are that three vehicles are involved.

A number of people have been injured.

Two helicopters are being sent to the scene.

Local diversions are in place.

ENDS

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