Source: New Zealand Police
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on Main South Road, Bankside.
Police were called to the crash, involving a truck and several other vehicles, around 8.50am.
A number of people are reported to have recieved a range of injuries.
The road is closed.
Motorists are advised to expect delays and avoid the area if possible.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Issued by Police Media Centre