15 Feb 2018

Two dead after car collides with truck near Christchurch

8:13 pm on 15 February 2018

Two people were killed when their car collided with a truck at an intersection near Christchurch this evening.

A road closed sign at the top of Tuki Tuki Road, Hawkes Bay.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The crash happened in Prebbleton - south-east of Christchurch - at about 5.45pm.

Police said the intersection at Shands and Blakes Road will be closed for some time.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.