Serious crashes in Lumsden, Balclutha

One person has suffered serious injuries and another moderate after two separate crashes in the south today. 

Emergency services were still at the scene of both single vehicle crashes. 

A police spokeswoman said they were called to a crash south of Lumsden at about 4.40pm. 

One person has suffered serious injuries in the accident. 

A spokesperson from St John said two ambulances were attending the scene and they were expecting a rescue helicopter as well. 

The crash is thought to have happened near the intersection of St Patricks Rd, SH 94 and Jospehville St. 

Police were alerted to a crash near Balclutha shortly before 5pm on Clutha Valley Rd. 

St John are also attending the scene, and a spokesperson said they were treating one person with moderate injuries. 

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