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Two-car crash in Eskdale, Hastings

Two-car crash in Eskdale, Hastings

Police are currently attending a crash on SH5 in Eskdale about 10 kilometres from Hastings.

The crash occurred at about 9:30am this morning. Two cars have been involved however one person has managed to get out of their vehicle, while two occupants of the other vehicle, are currently being extracted by emergency services.

There are no diversions in place, however motorists are asked to avoid the area near Ellis Wallace Road if possible and drive carefully as it is still raining in the area and there is poor visibility.

It is currently unknown what the conditions of the patients are, however both lanes are blocked while police and other services work to clear the scene and assist with the injured victims.

The road will be blocked for at least another 45 minutes.

Police will update media when further information is known.

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