A motorcyclist has died after a crash near the Waitaki Bridge on State Highway 1, north of Oamaru.
The police say a motorbike and a vehicle collided just north of the bridge at 11.50am.
The bridge is closed and diversions are in place.
UPDATE 12:20PM— NZTA Otago/Southland (@NZTAOS) June 2, 2019
Due to a serious crash, SH1 Waitaki river bridge is now CLOSED, please follow directions of emergency services onsite. ^EHhttps://t.co/dEa8EB6nDo
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.