22 May 2024

Two dead in rural Canterbury crash

7:04 am on 22 May 2024
Police tape cording off the property at Taharoa.

File photo. Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly

Two people have died following a crash in Canterbury's Selwyn district on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Wards Road, near Kirwee, about 1.20pm on 21 May.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle crash.

One person was rushed to Christchurch Hospital where they are in a serious but stable condition.

The crash is now being investigated.