29 Dec 2012

Man dies in North Otago road crash

6:07 am on 29 December 2012

The holiday road toll has risen to four with the death of a driver on a rural road in North Otago.

Police say the 22-year-old man lost control of his vehicle on the Tokarahi- Ngapara road about 9pm on Friday.

The vehicle left the road and hit a tree.

Police say preliminary inquiries indicate speed and alcohol were major contributing factors in the crash.