Two men were injured after a truck rolled in Canterbury yesterday.

The men suffered moderate injuries in the crash, which happened near Parnassus, on State Highway 1 north of Cheviot, around 9am, the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter said.

The truck had rolled, and the two occupants were injured, the rescue chopper said.

After being assessed at the scene by ambulance, the two men were treated by the helicopter's on board intensive care paramedic, and flown to Christchurch Hospital.

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The pair had moderate injuries, but were both stable.