18 Jul 2013

Fatal car collision near Christchurch

10:17 am on 18 July 2013

A man has died in a car crash in Prebbleton on the outskirts of Christchurch.

The man, who was in his 20s, was the only occupant of a car that collided with a four- wheel-drive vehicle at the intersection of Shand Road and Blakes Road at about 7.30am on Thursday.

Police say the other driver is not thought to have been injured but has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

The intersection was due to remain closed until late morning.