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Source: New Zealand Police (National News)

One person has died and another has been critically injured, in a crash involving two vehicles on Old West Coast Road, West Melton.

The road was closed while emergency services responded to the crash, reported at around 11.15pm on Monday 7 August.

One person died at the scene and one person was transported to Christchurch Hospital in a critical condition.

The Serious Crash Unit has completed a scene examination and the road has re-opened. Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.


Issued by Police Media Centre