12 Sep 2013

Flipped car spills paint, solvents

1:59 pm on 12 September 2013

Fire crews are cleaning up paint and solvents after a car flipped in central Christchurch.

Firefighters at the scene on Fitzgerald Ave.

The Fitzgerald Ave scene. Photo: RNZ

A man, thought to be in his 50s, had to be freed from the vehicle by firefighters after the crash on Fitzgerald Ave at 11.45am on Thursday.

He has been taken to hospital.

Traffic diversions were put in place.