20 Apr 2016

Twizel crash: Mother and eight-month-old killed

5:16 pm on 20 April 2016

A 37-year-old mother and her eight-month-old son have been confirmed as the victims of a fatal crash near Twizel yesterday.

The police today named Christchurch woman Mon Chhetri and her son, Aaron Chhetri, as the two people who died in the crash south of Twizel shortly before 7pm on Tuesday.

The police say inquiries indicate that the vehicle they were in pulled out into the path of another vehicle.

The 44-year-old male driver and a 10-year-old girl were airlifted to hospital.

Three people from the other vehicle were taken to hospital.