26 Jun 2013

Six sent to hospital after crash near Timaru

3:17 pm on 26 June 2013

Six people, including some children, have been taken to hospital after two cars collided near Timaru.

Police, fire and ambulance services attended the crash on State Highway 1 in Pareora, about 12.30pm on Wednesday.

Inspector Dave Gaskin says the conditions of the injured people are unknown.

The Serious Crash Unit has been called in to examine the scene and detours are likely to remain in place until 5pm.