9 Nov 2010

One dead after Motueka riverbank road crash

7:00 pm on 9 November 2010

One person is dead and another two are injured as the result of a two-vehicle collision near Motueka.

The vehicles collided on the Motueka riverbank road sometime between 3pm and 4pm on Monday.

One driver died at the scene, and a 34-year-old passenger was flown by rescue helicopter to Nelson Hospital with suspected neck and head injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle recieved minor injuries.