One person was airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after a
truck crash on Banks Peninsula this morning.
Inspector Peter Hegarty of police southern communications
said the truck and trailer unit, which was hauling a digger,
left the road on State Highway 75 between Christchurch and
Akaroa about 9.30am.
He said one person was taken to hospital by rescue
A St John ambulance spokeswoman said the person suffered
moderate to serious injuries.