UPDATE: Serious crash, Christchurch Southern Motorway

UPDATE: Serious crash, Christchurch Southern Motorway

Canterbury

Police can now confirm one person has died in a crash on Christchurch Southern Motorway.

The single-vehicle crash occurred between Curletts Road and Aidanfield bridge shortly before 9pm.

The male driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene.

The motorway is closed between Curletts Road and Halswell Junction.

Police are urging motorists to drive to the conditions.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre