Two people are dead after a crash in the Christchurch suburb of Hornby last night.
A car and a ute crashed on Halswell Junction Road near the intersection with Shands Road, at around 8.20pm.
Two people in the car were found dead at the scene, the other two were taken to hospital with critical and serious injuries.
The two occupants of the ute suffered moderate injuries and were taken to hospital.
Police say enquiries into the crash are ongoing.