One injured in Southland crash

FRANCESCA LEE
Last updated 19:40 26/01/2013

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At least one person suffered moderate to serious injuries after a car collided with a truck on State Highway 99 this afternoon.

Emergency services received a call at 3.45pm after the accident happened on the Riverton-Wallace Town highway in Southland.

The truck was on fire when emergency services arrived.

One person had to be cut out of a vehicle with the jaws of life and was taken to Invercargill Hospital.

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