Crashes keep emergency services busy

Emergency services were called to a crash where a car collided with a truck in Wyndham yesterday. PHOTO: SANDY EGGLESTON
Emergency services were called to a crash where a car collided with a truck in Wyndham yesterday. PHOTO: SANDY EGGLESTON
Southland police responded to six crashes in less than 48 hours, a spokeswoman said yesterday.

One was a collision between a car and truck in Wyndham Rd, Tuturau, near Mataura about 8.55am.

Late afternoon, a police spokeswoman confirmed it was the sixth crash reported since Wednesday morning.

A St John spokesman said one person suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Southland Hospital in Invercargill.

There were five reported crashes in the region on Wednesday, including a car which hit a pedestrian in Invercargill. 

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