Two taken to hospital after crashes

19:29, Mar 13 2014

Two crashes on busy Christchurch roads have disrupted traffic this morning. 

The first crash happened at the intersection of Main North and Factory roads in Belfast just before 7am today.

A police spokesman said a motorcycle and car had collided, but the crash site was expected to have been cleared up by 8am.

A St John spokeswoman said one person was taken to Christchurch Hospital with minor injuries.

The second crash happened at the intersection of Marshland and Lake Terrace roads about 7.50am, involving two cars. 

Traffic on both sides of the road had been disrupted and motorists were advised to expect delays while the crash scene was cleared.

One person involved in the crash was taken to Christchurch Hospital with minor injuries, the St John spokeswoman said.

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