11 Jun 2018

One dead after crash between car and tractor

10:33 am on 11 June 2018

One person is dead following a crash between a car and a tractor near Timaru this morning.

A police spokesperson said it happened just after 8am on State Highway 8 near Pleasant Point.

The tractor driver died at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital and their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the tractor this morning, before the crash.