Man dies overnight following crash in Manawatu

A man has died overnight following a crash in Newbury, Manawatu, yesterday morning. Photo / Nick Reed
A man has died overnight following a crash in Newbury, Manawatu, yesterday morning. Photo / Nick Reed

A man has died from his injuries in a car crash in Manawatu yesterday.

Police said in a statement this morning the man died in hospital overnight.

His age and any other details are yet to be released.

He was initially taken to hospital in a critical condition after a two-truck crash on the Rangitikei Line in Newbury about 10.15am.

He was taken to Palmerston North Hospital for treatment and was later put into intensive care in a critical condition.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

- NZ Herald

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