One dead in fatal crash, Ashburton

One dead in fatal crash, Ashburton

Canterbury

One person is dead and one other injured after a single car crash on Methven Highway in Ashburton around 1:30am this morning.

The car had crashed into a fence and was located off the road. The person died at the scene. 

The other was taken to Ashburton Hospital in a serious condition.

Diversions are in place while the Serious Crash Unit investigates.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre