Police can confirm that a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Deans Ave, Christchurch this afternoon has died.
The 81-year-woman died at the scene around 2pm.
Meanwhile, the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a commercial building on Antigua Street around 2:20pm has been taken to hospital, and remains in a serious condition.
Police will continue to investigate the circumstances of both crashes.
Issued by the Police Media Centre