people have been seriously injured in a collision on
Dunedin's Southern Motorway tonight.
The crash occurred on the southbound lane just before 6pm,
after a car entered the motorway in the wrong lane near Green
Island, Senior Sergeant Brian Benn, of Dunedin, said.
''It appears a car heading north entered the southbound lane
causing a head-on collision,'' Snr Sgt Benn said.
Three people from one vehicle and one person from the other
were taken to Dunedin Hospital, he said.
Police later described their conditions as serious.
The crash was near the scene of a double fatality crash last
A diversion was in place through Green Island.