One dead, three seriously injured in SH1 crash

Kineta Knight
Kineta Knight
Jun 20, 2024 |
Police car / file

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 1 near Grovetown in Marlborough this morning.

A police spokesperson said the crash, involving a van and a truck, was reported at 6.40am.

Three other people have been transported to hospital with serious injuries, they said.

The road is expected to remain closed for the next few hours as the Serious Crash Unit examines the scene.

Diversions are in place and motorists are asked to follow signage in the area.

Kineta Knight
Kineta Knight

Kineta Knight is a highly experienced journalist based in North Canterbury. She has worked as a reporter for radio, TV, digital and print, as well as an editor of lifestyle magazines in NZ and the UK. Kineta is the Head of Content Development at Chris Lynch Media. Contact: [email protected]

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