1 Jan 2016

Police name man killed in Motueka crash

7:05 pm on 1 January 2016

A man killed in a road crash on Motueka River Bridge early this morning has been named.

Benjamin Cecil Rhodes, 37, from Motueka, was the driver of a light van which crashed on State Highway 60 about 2am.

Two passengers were injured and are in Nelson Hospital in a stable condition.

Eight people have died on the roads since the official holiday period began at 4pm on Christmas Eve.