Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on South Eyre Road in Swannanoa, Waimakariri District.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash at about 3.30pm.
The vehicle has collided with a power pole.
Initial indications are there are injuries.
The road is closed and diversions are in place.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.