Two-vehicle crash closes Selwyn road

A rural Canterbury road has been closed and diversions are in after an LPG tanker and a ute collided on Tuesday afternoon.

A police spokesperson said emergency services responded to a report about the crash on Two Chain Rd in Burnham, Selwyn.

The crash was called in about 12.40pm and the vehicles were blocking both lanes.

"There are no reports of any injuries," the spokesperson said.

"The road is closed and diversions are in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, if possible." 










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