Balclutha: Fatal Crash State Highway One
Fatal Crash State Highway One
An 82-year-old man has died
following a head-on crash on State Highway 1 near Kuriwao
The crash occurred at 1.20pm and involved
a Toyota RAV SUV and a sedan car.
The man, who died at
the scene, was a front-seat passenger in the sedan car. The
woman driver of the sedan was taken to Dunedin Hospital
(injuries not known at this time).
Four people were
travelling in the SUV. Three suffered moderate to serious
injuries. Two were taken by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital
and one to Clutha Health First Hospital. The driver received
The road is closed with detours available.
It is expected to be open again later this evening.
Police including a serious crash investigator have
attended, as have the Balclutha and Clinton Fire Service.
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