1 flown to hospital after Central crash

The crash happened about 11.30am north of Cromwell. Photo: supplied
The crash happened about 11.30am north of Cromwell. Photo: supplied
One person has been flown to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after a two vehicle crash north of Cromwell.

A ute and van collided in Luggate-Cromwell Rd, State Highway 6, between Lowburn Valley Rd and Thelma Pl just after 11.30am today, a police spokeswoman said.

One person had to be freed about noon after becoming trapped in their vehicle, a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokeswoman said.

A rescue helicopter transported the injured person to hospital. They suffered moderate injuries, St John ambulance confirmed.

The crash involved four people and both vehicles were extensively damaged, a witness said.

The road was closed for a time but has reopened.

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: supplied
Emergency services at the scene. Photo: supplied

 

 

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