Six people have been injured in a serious road crash near
Police, fire and ambulance staff are currently at the scene,
on the corner of Waihuna Rd and State Highway 82 in Ikawai.
Police communications Senior Sergeant Dean Lawrence
understood a van load of people had been injured in the
It is believed five tourists from Taiwan and a New Zealander
were in the van.
Rescue choppers flew four
people to Dunedin, and two were taken to Timaru Hospital by
Two helicopters from Dunedin
attended the crash, along with four ambulances, from Waimate,
Oamaru and Timaru. Fire Stervice staff from Waimate and
Glenavy also attended.
The road is down to one lane, and motorists should expect