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Person airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after incident on Otago highway


A person has been seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Otago on Sunday. (File photo)

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A person has been seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Otago on Sunday. (File photo)

One person has been airlifted to hospital after being seriously injured in an incident involving a car in Otago.

Emergency services were called to the incident on State Highway 85, the Wedderburn-Becks Rd, in Becks, just after 5pm on Sunday.

No one was trapped but a person was seriously injured in the “single-vehicle crash”, a Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said.

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The incident was reported to police about 5.30pm, a spokeswoman said.

The person was airlifted to hospital and the road was closed with a detour in place.

“An investigation is now underway to establish what has occurred.”



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