Man critically injured in crash on Christchurch Southern Motorway
A man is in a stable condition after he was critically injured in a crash on Christchurch's Southern Motorway.
The man was understood to have crashed into a pole on the side of the motorway between the Curletts Rd and Barrington St off-ramps on Saturday morning.
A police spokeswoman said the crash, which was reported about 7.50am, partially blocked the southbound slow lane until about 10.30am.
A St John spokesman said the man was in a critical condition when he arrived at Christchurch Hospital.
A Canterbury District Health Board spokeswoman said the man was in stable condition on Sunday morning.