5 Jan 2017

Man dies in hospital following Rangitikei Line crash

7:52 am on 5 January 2017

A man has died after a car crash in Newbury near Palmerston North yesterday morning.

A section of Rangitikei Line, which is part of State Highway 3, was closed for more than six hours following the crash at 10.15am.

The crash victim was taken to hospital, but died overnight.

Police are investigating the crash.