7 Jan 2019

One-year-old girl dies after falling into creek

2:15 pm on 7 January 2019

The person who died after falling into a creek in rural Ashburton yesterday was a 1-year-old girl.

The death, reported earlier, happened at a property on Maronan Valetta Road, Westerfield.

Police said the child was found unresponsive and was taken to Christchurch Hospital by helicopter, but later died.

An investigation is under way.