A person is dead and several others injured after a car
crashed into a bridge in Southland this evening.
A Fire Service spokesman said the collision occurred on Wreys
Bush-Mossburn Rd near Waterloo Rd, about 70km north of
Invercargill, at 6.45pm.
A power pole was also thought to have been knocked down as a
result of the crash.
A rescue helicopter was en-route to the scene.