A six-year-old has died after being injured a car crash in Southland three weeks ago.
The crash happened on Old Coach Road, Ferndale, Mataura about 11pm 17 February.
The police said at the time that a car, carrying a man, woman, and the six-year-old girl, had left the road and struck a power pole.
A police spokesperson confirmed the child had been taken to Dunedin Hospital but had since died of her injuries.
A man was charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing injury in relation to the incident and was due to appear in court on Thursday.