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Multiple injured in SH1 crash near Timaru

Brooke Hunter

Three people have been left in critical condition and one in moderate condition after a crash between a car and a campervan along state Highway One this afternoon.

The car and camper van crashed along the stretch of highway known as the Canterbury Pacific Highway around 3.40 pm Tuesday. 

The seriously injured passengers have since been airlifted to hospital. 

The highway has since been cleared and the crash is now under investigation by police.