Rescue helicopters sent to crash near Haast

10.03am Thursday March 9, 2017 (update below) Emergency services are responding to a single vehicle crash between Pleasant Flat and Clarke Bluff, inland from Haast. A car has gone down a bank. Two helicopters have been sent to the scene. One person is trapped and a number of people have been injured. UPDATE (10.25am): Three people have been taken to hospital following a single vehicle crash inland from Haast. Two helicopters were sent to the scene. Two people were airlifted to hospital in Dunedin. One person was airlifted to hospital in Queenstown. The road, which was down to one lane, will fully reopen shortly. Contractors are cleaning up the scene. Police will continue to make enquiries regarding the crash. Click to read the print edition of the Wanaka Sun online... Wanaka Sun | 9 - 15 Mar 2017 | Edition 808


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