12 Mar 2017

One dead and three injured in Canterbury car crash

10:27 pm on 12 March 2017

A woman has been killed, and three others injured, after a two-car crash on State Highway 73, near Lake Pearson, in Canterbury this evening.

Police were called about 5pm, to find the woman trapped inside one of the vehicles.

Once freed, they said a rescue helicopter took her to hospital but she died from her injuries.

Three other people have non-life threatening injuries.

The Serious Crash Unit's investigating.