Person injured in crash near Te Anau

One person has suffered moderate injuries when a car crashed and rolled, blocking a Southland highway, yesterday.

Emergency services were called to the crash on the Te Anau Milford Highway at 2.17pm, a police spokesman said.

The vehicle blocked both lanes of the highway.

There were two people in the vehicle but only one was injured, a police spokeswoman said.

The road was cleared by about 3.50pm.


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