Fatal crash kills one in Christchurch

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Christchurch this evening. Photo / NZ Herald
A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Christchurch this evening. Photo / NZ Herald

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Christchurch this evening.

A police spokesman said emergency services were called just before 8pm to the crash on the southern motorway (State Highway 73) around the Lincoln Road overbridge at Spreydon.

The man died when when his motorbike and an oncoming car collided, police said.

Emergency services were still at the scene tonight and the road would be closed for some time.

- APNZ

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