Crash on Manuka Gorge Highway in Otago

A person has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a crash on Otago's Manuka Gorge Highway.

Police were notified of a single-car crash, near Manuka Creek, just after 2am.

A second person with minor injuries was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Diversions were in place for a time but the highway has now reopened.

The serious crash unit has been advised.

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