18 Dec 2015

Teenage driver killed after crashing car in Otago

8:11 pm on 18 December 2015

A teenage driver is dead after his car struck a grass bank on the side of a South Otago road.

He was the only person in the vehicle when it crashed on Owaka Valley Road, 27 kilometres south-west of Balclutha today, police said.

Only one lane is available to traffic until the crash scene is cleared.

Police serious crash investigators will be carrying out an examination.