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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

State Highway 1 has re-opened, after being closed while emergency services attended to a serious crash.

The three-vehicle crash on the Kowhai River Bridge in the Amberley area was reported to Police at 2.50pm.

One person was transported by helicopter to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition.

The Serious Crash Unit attended and investigations into the crash are ongoing.

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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