A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Eyrewell Forest, Waimakairi this evening.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Poyntzs Road and South Eyre Road shortly after 8pm.
The crash involved a motorcycle and a car. While a man died in the crash one person in the car also received critical injuries.
The intersection where the crash occurred is currently closed and is expected to remain closed until early tomorrow morning. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Issued by Police Media Centre