Three cars collide and one rolls on busy Christchurch road


A rolled car is delaying traffic on Riccarton Rd in Christchurch.

A rolled car is causing delays to traffic on one of Christchurch’s busiest roads on Wednesday morning.

The collision between three vehicles happened on Riccarton Rd, at the intersection with Newnham Tce, shortly after 10am, a police spokesman said.

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A Christchurch Transport Operations Centre advisory said the road was closed between Waimairi Rd and Middleton Rd initially.

It reopened to westbound traffic just before 11am, but remained closed to eastbound traffic. 

Motorists were advised to use Blenheim Rd instead.

St John paramedics were in attendance.

 – Stuff

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