10 Jan 2019

Driver dies in crash with truck in Canterbury

7:03 am on 10 January 2019

A person is dead after a crash involving a truck and a car in rural Canterbury early this morning.

Police tape cordon a property in Taharoa

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 1 at Dunsandel at 3.13am.

A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said the driver of the car had died.

The truck driver was assessed at the scene but was not thought to have been badly injured.

Police are investigating.