Seven badly hurt in crash south of Christchurch

All seven occupants of the vehicle have been hospitalised (file)
All seven occupants of the vehicle have been hospitalised (file)

Seven people are injured, one critically, after a crash south of Christchurch on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to a flipped four-wheel-drive SUV on Summit Rd, near Dyers Pass Rd, around 2am.

The serious crash unit is looking into what caused the crash, which was near a 25km/h corner.

All seven occupants of the vehicle have been hospitalised. A police spokeswoman said some have broken bones.

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