A car was left standing vertically on its front-end in Christchurch following a crash on State Highway 76 this evening.

The small red car lodged itself in the median barrier between both lanes of the highway.

The crash resulted in the closure of the motorway, SH76 near the Wrights Rd overpass, for nearly two hours. Photo / Supplied
The crash resulted in the closure of the motorway, SH76 near the Wrights Rd overpass, for nearly two hours. Photo / Supplied
The small car, thought to be a Suzuki Alto, was lodged on the median barrier. Photo / Supplied
The small car, thought to be a Suzuki Alto, was lodged on the median barrier. Photo / Supplied

Incredibly, no one was injured in the crash, a Fire and Emergency spokesman said.

Crash on motorway towards brougham street Try to avoid that area Hope the driver is okay ๐Ÿ˜ฅ๐Ÿ’œ UPDATE! Police received a report of a crash on SH76, Addington, in one of the Eastbound lanes. The crash occurred about 6:05pm. A car crashed into a median barrier and rolled, blocking a lane. No one was injured. Motorway towards the city has been closed off.

Posted by Kristen Louise Skilling on Thursday, 14 May 2020

The crash resulted in the closure of SH76 near the Wrights Rd overpass, NZ Transport Agency first reported at 7pm.

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However, by 8.40pm the crash had been cleared and the road reopened to motorists.