Sunday, 4 July 2021 - 1:06pm |

Update: Serious crash, Methven

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Police have recovered a second body following the single vehicle crash into the Rangitata Diversion Race near Methven early on Saturday morning. 

The Police National Dive Squad was deployed to assist in the search this morning.

The driver's body was located approximately 500 metres downstream of the crash site. 

Enquiries are underway to identify next of kin of the deceased.

Further details including their names will not be released until we have contacted their families.

Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are continuing.


Issued by Police Media Centre