4 Jun 2016

One person dies after Greta Valley crash

7:33 pm on 4 June 2016

One person has died after a crash involving a truck and two cars on State Highway 1 in Greta Valley, about 80 kilometres north of Christchurch.

Four people were also injured in the collision on the Omihi Road stretch of the highway shortly after 6pm.

Police said diversions were in place southbound and they urged people to take extra care in the area.