Eight hurt in serious Five Rivers accident
Police have issued the following statement.
"Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of Five Rivers-Lumsden Highway (SH 6) and Mossburn Five Rivers Road.
The crash, involving two vehicles, was reported around 5.30pm.
Initial indications are eight people have received a range injuries.
The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.
Police ask that motorists avoid the area as the road is currently blocked."