Fatal crash near Clinton

02:48, Nov 13 2012

One person has died and four others were injured after a two car crash near Clinton this afternoon.

St John South Island region communications and promotions coordinator Alena Lynch said a male died at the scene and two other patients were flown to Dunedin Hospital in two separate helicopters with serious injuries.

Two other patients, including a 23-year-old male and a female, were taken to Balclutha GPs with minor injuries, she said.

A police communications spokesman said emergency services were called to the crash at 1.20pm.

Police, fire and ambulance from Balclutha and Clinton attended.

No further details were available.

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