Cheviot, Hurunui District - Multiple vehicle crash
Friday, 19 September 2014 -
Emergency services are attending a
multiple vehicle crash on the main street at Cheviot which
occurred at about 3.10pm on 19/9/14.
The crash has
involved a, camper van, Milk tanker, a 4x4 vehicle and a
Some injuries have been reported but are not
believed to be serious.
The nature of the injuries are
unknown at this stage but a further release will be made
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