Car and tanker crash in Canterbury

Emergency services are in attendance at a crash involving a car and a tanker in the Canterbury District.

It happened just before 7:25am on Oxford Road (SH 72) west of Cust, near Poyntzs Road.

One person in the car is trapped and emergency services are working to free them, says a police spokesperson.

"Their injury status is unclear at this stage.

"The road is currently blocked and diversions are in place."