Christchurch Today: Crash on SH1

Last updated 07:56 26/02/2014

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Welcome to a wrap of traffic, weather and what's happening in Christchurch today.


A vehicle has rolled on State Highway 1 near Rolleston with five people inside.

Police, fire and ambulance staff attended the accident, which happened about 6.30am.

A St John spokeswoman said there were no injuries in the accident and no one was taken to hospital.

The accident happened near the intersection of Main South Rd and Weedons Ross Rd.


Morning drizzle this morning should clear for a fine day with a high of 22 degrees Celsius.

Tomorrow will have fine morning cloud and northeasterlies dying away for a high of 26C.

Friday will be cool again with southerly showers and a high of 20C.


The University of Canterbury SnowSports Club is putting on an outdoor screening of the McConkey Movie, about pioneering freeskier Shane McConkey, at Ilam Fields tonight at 8.30pm, R18. Tickets $5 for UC students, $10 for public.

Ellerslie Flower Show opens to the public today from 10am- 6pm in North Hagley Park. Tickets at the gate are $40 for adults for a one-day pass to the show.


Q: When will the South Brighton Bridge (on Bridge St) be repaired once and for all?

A: Bridge St bridge will be repaired by December 2014 and is all one schedule of works. The extended timeframe for the work in the estuary and nearby meant a change in traffic management last year to allow two-way traffic - Scirt.

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