26 Jun 2013

SH One closed after fatal crash

6:11 am on 26 June 2013

State Highway One near Balclutha was closed overnight after a fatal crash.

Police said a four-wheel drive vehicle and a car collided head-on in rainy conditions at Stony Creek, 10km north of Balclutha.

A woman died at the scene and another woman is in hospital.

Police expect to reopen the road later in the day. Diversions are in place.