Thursday, 30 October 2008 - 10:02am |

Man died during police pursuit

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Christchurch police are seeking a driver after a man was killed in an fatal accident during a police pursuit on River Road last night.

A 52 year old man was killed at 11.19pm on Wednesday 29 October. His death is being investigated and has been referred to the IPCA.

Detective Senior Sergeant David Harvey says that a member of the public stopped at the scene soon after the crash but drove off before police could get their details.

"We'd like to locate this person and speak with them," he says. "We 'd also like to speak to anyone in the area of River Road, Stanmore Road, Gloucester Street last night who was disturbed or who had concerns about the driving of a motor cyclist."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Wendy Riach, phone 363 7400.