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Train crash causing delays in Canterbury

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Drivers are being warned to expect delays in the Canterbury area following a train and car crash this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Reilly Rd just after 6am.

"Drivers should expect delays on Temuka-Orari Highway (SH1) at Winchester, Timaru this morning after a collision involving a train and a car," says police.

"Local diversions are in place. Drivers are asked to be patient while the scene is cleared."

There were no injuries reported.


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