Marshland road reopens after crash

01:48, Jun 20 2013
QE II Drive crash
MARSHLAND CRASH: Three vehicles collided in Queen Elizabeth II Drive this morning, blocking the road for a couple of hours.

Queen Elizabeth II Drive has reopened after a serious crash that sent two people to Christchurch Hospital.

A police spokesman said it appeared a car had become wedged between two trucks in QEII Drive, just east of the intersection with Marshland Rd, shortly before 8am today.

The road was closed to all traffic for about four hours.

QE II Drive crash
SERIOUS INJURIES: Two people have been taken to Christchurch Hospital after a crash in Queen Elizabeth II Drive.

The female driver and sole occupant of the car was taken to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries, while one of the truck drivers was taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

The police serious-crash unit is investigating.


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