Fatal crash near Rolleston, Canterbury

Fatal crash near Rolleston, Canterbury

Canterbury

A person has died following a crash between a truck and a motorcycle overnight near Rolleston, Canterbury.

Police were called to the crash on Selwyn Road, near Robinsons Road, at approximately 3:30am.

The motorcyclist was in a critical condition when emergency services arrived at the scene, but despite medical efforts, he died a short time later.

The Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team are investigating and the road is closed.

Police ask that motorists are patient if they experience delays.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre