Two motorists were cut from their cars after a serious crash in Christchurch last night.
Canterbury-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called out to the crash at Chaneys Corner about 6pm.
Two single occupants were trapped in their vehicles with serious injuries.
St John Ambulance, Fire Service, and police were all on scene and assisted with extracting the victims from their cars.
They were both flown to Christchurch Hospital where they are in a serious condition.