Person injured after head-on collision

Photo: File
Photo: File
Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision near a Christchurch intersection this morning.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said they were called to the crash on West Coast Rd, near the Pound Rd roundabout, in Yaldhurst about 7.20am.

"It was a head-on collision. Nobody was trapped in the vehicles."

Photo: CTOC
Photo: CTOC
A St John spokesman said they assessed and treated one injured person at the scene of the crash.

Police are responding to the incident, and a spokeswoman said there was a tow truck at the scene.

Traffic is now flowing freely and the road is open.




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