Chopper sent to serious crash in Southland

One person has been critically injured in a crash between a motorcycle and ute in Southland this morning.

Police said the crash was in Avondale Rd in Castle Downs, Southland.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand, St John and police attended the incident at 9.15am.

A St John media alert said one person was airlifted by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital with critical injuries. 

Emergency services were still in attendance, and some traffic delays could be possible but no diversions were in place.


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