8 Apr 2016

High speed crash leaves cars in flames

7:00 am on 8 April 2016

Several people have been taken to hospital after two vehicles collided at high speed outside Invercargill and burst into flames.

The cars crashed on North Road, Lorneville, about 12.10am.

Police said all the occupants manged to get out of the vehicles safely but several were taken to hospital. Their injuries were not believed to be serious.

One of the cars hit a street light pole and contractors were carrying out repairs.