Two people dead in crash involving car and school bus

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Jun 16, 2023 |

Two people have died following a crash in Waimakariri this afternoon. 

Emergency services were called to the crash at the intersection of Broad and Harleston roads shortly after 3.30pm.

The crash involved a school bus and a car.

A police spokesman said the two occupants of the car died at the scene. 

There are no reports of serious injuries to passengers on the school bus.

The intersection of Broad and Harleston roads will remain closed for some time. 

Traffic management is in place. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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