Crash on South Otago highway

Emergency services were called to a crash in South Otago involving a four-wheel-drive vehicle which rolled.

The crash occurred on State Highway 1 at Waiwera South, between Balclutha and Clinton at 12.30 noon today.

Senior Constable Jane Whitmore, of Balclutha, said the Isuzu Bighorn was southbound on State Highway 1 when the driver lost control on a moderate righthand bend, rolling twice before resting on the side of the road.

The driver, a 19-yr-old Winton man, received minor injuries and was taken to Clutha Health First for treatment. The road has been cleared of debris.


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