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Twelve hurt in Christchurch bus crash

Author
NZ Herald,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 3:53p.m.

Twelve people have been injured in a bus crash in Christchurch this afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said the crash between a bus and a car occurred on the corner of Birchs Rd and Trices Rd in Prebbleton just before 3.30pm.

The fire service and paramedics were at the scene.

A St John ambulance spokesman said five ambulances were in attendance.

One person was seriously injured, three people had moderate injuries and a further eight people had minor injuries, the St John spokesman said.

They were being taken to Christchurch Hospital.

The fire service and paramedics were at the scene. Photo / Lavinia Bishop
The fire service and paramedics were at the scene. Photo / Lavinia Bishop
The crash between a bus and a car occurred just before 3.30pm. Photo / Lavinia Bishop
The crash between a bus and a car occurred just before 3.30pm. Photo / Lavinia Bishop

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