Update: Serious crash, Mackenzie

Update: Serious crash, Mackenzie

Canterbury

Police can confirm one person has died following a crash during which a van rolled on Mount Cook Road north of Twizel.

Another person has serious injuries, and will be airlifted to hospital by helicopter. 

Four others in the vehicle were not seriously injured. 

The road is expected to be closed for some hours and diversions are in place. 

Motorists are asked to continue to avoid the area. 

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre