One hurt in Invercargill taxi crash

Photo: Ben Tomsett
Photo: Ben Tomsett
One person has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a taxi in central Invercargill.

Police have cordoned off the area where a taxi has crashed into a traffic light and another car at the corner of Deveron St and Esk St. 

A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said crews from Invercargill and Kingswell responded to the crash involving two vehicles at 12.10pm. 

They said one person was still in a vehicle, and emergency personnel worked to extricate the person who was then transported to hospital.

A police spokesperson said the person had moderate injuries.

Two fire appliances, an ambulance and five police cars attended.