14 Dec 2019

Teen dies in hospital more than two weeks after crash

11:53 am on 14 December 2019

A 16-year-old girl has died in hospital overnight, the second person to die from a crash on Summit Road in Christchurch more than two weeks ago.

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Photo: RNZ / Jesse Chiang

A car went off the road and caught fire between Bridle Path and Dyers Pass Road on 27 November, leaving one person dead and injuring three others.

In a statement today, police said a 16-year-old girl who sustained critical injuries in the crash passed away in Middlemore Hospital last night.