Sth Island Rail Crossing Crash


There’s been a serious level crossing crash in the South island this afternoon - but no train was involved.

Emergency Services are attending the crash which occurred  between a car and a truck, at the level railway crossing on State Highway One, approximately 1 km north of Maheno, about 15 kms south of Oamaru.

One man, initially trapped in the car, has since been taken by rescue helicopter to Dunedin in a serious condition.

Detours are in place until about 6pm





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