Three hurt in crash near Haast

One person has been flown to Greymouth Hospital after suffering moderate injuries in a crash on the Haast Pass Highway this afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said police were still attending to the scene near Makarora Rd after being alerted of the incident at 1.25pm.

A St John spokeswoman said two other people suffered minor injuries and did not need transport to hospital.

The police spokeswoman said it was unknown at this stage whether it was a single or multi-vehicle crash but believed the road had been cleared and traffic was able to move freely.