4 Mar 2018

One person dead after crash near Temuka

9:55 pm on 4 March 2018

One person has died and three others injured following a crash in South Canterbury.

The two-car crash happened around 2:30pm on State Highway One's Temuka-Orari Highway.

One person died at the scene.

Another person was airlifted to hospital after receiving moderate injuries, while two others suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

The road has since been re-opened.

Police are now investigating the cause of the crash and are informing the next of kin.

Meanwhile, police are at a serious crash which has closed a road on the outskirts of Invercargill.

Two cars crashed at 8.30pm on Bay Road on the outskirts of Invercargill.

The road is closed between Cunningham and West Plains School roads, while the Serious Crash Unit Investigates.