You are not permitted to download, save or email this image. Visit image gallery to purchase the image.
A person suffered critical injuries in a serious crash in Nelson late last night.
Emergency crews were called to a crash on Whakatū Drive shortly before 11pm.
St John said two ambulances were sent. A person was treated at the scene before being taken to Nelson Hospital.
A spokesman said the injured person was in a critical condition.
The circumstances of the crash are not yet known.
Meanwhile, a person has been taken to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition after their car hit a power pole in rural Canterbury.
Emergency services were called to Methven Highway, near Shearers Rd, at about 3.20am.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.
With Star News