One injured in crash near Tuatapere

A person has been injured in a crash between a car and a van near Tuatapere in Southland this morning.

Police said the crash occurred on the Otautau-Tuatapere road near Devery Rd at 7:05am.

One person was believed to be injured, and a helicopter had been dispatched from Queenstown. The extent of the injuries was not known. 

The road was not blocked.

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