A number of deaths had been reported after a van and lorry collided on the primary street between Blenheim and Picton.
A number of deaths have been confirmed after a van and lorry collided on the primary street between Blenheim and Picton.
Hearth and Emergency is on web site on State Freeway 1 close to Mt Nice and the Critical Crash Unit has been notified.
Issues understands that a few of the deceased are kids.
A police spokesman stated SH1 south of Picton was closed following the intense crash and is more likely to stay closed for a while.
The accident occurred round 7:30 a.m. between two autos in Mount Nice.
A St. John spokeswoman, Siobhan Campbell, stated two helicopters, three ambulances, a primary responder and a supervisor had been dispatched to the scene.
A Hearth and Emergency spokesman confirmed that firefighters from Blenheim and Picton had been current and a lot of folks needed to be extricated from the autos.