Police are attending a fatal crash at the intersection of State Highway 7 and Hurunui Bluff Road, Hurunui District.
Emergency services were alerted to the crash in which a car has hit a tree just before 7:30am this morning.
The Serious Crash Unit is now investigating and for that reason the road has been closed.
Diversions are being put in place, we thank motorists in advance for their patience if there are delays.
Issued by Police Media Centre