UPDATE: Serious crash, Ashburton

UPDATE: Serious crash, Ashburton

Canterbury

One person has died after a vehicle collided with a power pole in Ashburton this morning.

Emergency services were notified of the crash on Lismore Mayfield Road about 7.15am.

The sole occupant of the vehicle, a 50-year-old man, died at the scene.

Police are working to locate his next-of-kin.

Cordons remain in place.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre