Injuries reported in Queenstown jet boat crash

People have reportedly been injured in a jet boat crash near Queenstown.

A Fire and Emergency shift manager confirmed staff were in attendance following reports of a jet boat crash on the Shotover River upstream from the SH6 bridge.

He said there had been injuries but could not confirm how many people or how badly they are injured.

Police are also attending the crash.

A police spokeswoman confirmed they were attending a boating incident which they had been notified of shortly after midday.

There was no information yet about how many people were injured, but at least one person appeared to have been taken to hospital, she said.

St John Ambulance said they could not confirm information on injuries and patients yet.

As of 12.45pm Fire and Emergency staff had left the scene.

More to come.

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