A serious crash has prompted emergency services to respond in Southland, Saturday afternoon.
The crash was reported on the okanui-Gorge Road Highway between Fleming Road and Chisholm Road at around 12.05pm.
It is understood two vehicles were involved in the incident.
Five people sustained serious injuries as a result.
A helicopter was called to the scene to transport them to hospital.
Diversions were in place at Fleming Road and Mataura island-Fortrose Road.
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