Fitzgerald Ave crash cleared

A crash blocked part of a busy road in central Christchurch this morning.

A downed light pole was blocking a lane on Fitzgerald Ave, near Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn, after a van crashed into it about 7.30am on Friday.

The left-hand turning lane from Fitzgerald Ave onto Kilmore St was also closed after the rush hour crash.

A Waka Kotahi NZTA spokesperson said the crash was cleared and normal traffic flow restored by about 8.30am.

Police were taking statements from two young males at the scene.



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