Police have named a man killed in a car crash in Christchurch on Saturday.

He was Noel Campilan, 46, of Christchurch.

Emergency services were called to the scene -- on State Highway 1 at Greta Valley -- on Saturday evening, about 6pm.

The crash involved three vehicles, including a truck. Four other people were injured in the accident.

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By 8pm yesterday 11 people had died -- the highest toll for a Queen's Birthday weekend since 1989 when 13 people died -- but the road toll period didn't officially end until 6am today.