Police on State Highway 1 at Ōrari in South Canterbury after a serious crash closed the highway further north at the intersection with Looker Rd on Friday afternoon. A Canterbury-based soldier was killed in a double-fatal crash that left a young child with serious injuries in hospital. Emergency services were called to a two-vehicle crash south of Rangitata, South Canterbury, about 3.30pm on Friday at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Looker Rd. On Sunday, a Defence Force spokesperson confirmed an army soldier from a Burnham-based unit was killed in the crash. John Bisset/Stuff Police near the scene of a serious crash north of Timaru on Friday afternoon.
Source: Stuff October 02, 2022 03:30 UTC