Crash causes delays for airport traffic

Travellers heading to Christchurch Airport may experience delays after two cars collided nearby.

The crash happened at the Memorial Ave and Orchard Rd roundabout just before 11am today.

A police spokesman said two vehicles were involved in the crash, which reported to have happened after the accelerator on one vehicle became stuck.

It was not yet known if anyone was injured, but police had been called "urgently" to help manage traffic in the busy area, the spokesman said. 

Motorists are advised to expect delays until the crash scene is cleared.

The Press