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Two dead, five injured in Twizel crash

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 19/04/2016

Two people have been killed and five others injured in a serious car crash in rural Canterbury.

The two cars collided at the intersection of State Highway 8 and McGaughtries Road in Twizel on Tuesday evening.

Two people died at the scene of the crash.

Five others received a range of moderate to serious injuries.

A Serious Crash Investigator has been called in from Dunedin to examine the scene.

The road has been closed and no detours are in place.

Police have advised motorists in the area check the NZTA website for further updates.

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