Serious crash near Cromwell

Emergency services at the scene of the crash near Cromwell. Photo: Pam Jones
Emergency services at the scene of the crash near Cromwell. Photo: Pam Jones
Three people were injured in a serious crash near Cromwell this morning.

A St John spokesman said three patients were being treated for moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to Dunstan Hospital.

Police, fire crews and two ambulances and one manager were at the scene.

The accident happened close to Deadman's Point Bridge bridge ( at the intersection of State Highway 8 and 8b) near the entrance to Cromwell.

NZ Transport Agency said the crash blocked one lane immediately after the crash.

Repairs were needed to the bridge joint at the eastern end for road users' safety. Photo: Stephen...
Deadman's Point Bridge bridge Photo: Stephen Jaquiery

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