A motorcyclist has died following a serious crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Sockburn, Christchurch last night.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Peer St and Yaldhurst Rd at 10.06pm.

Police said the rider of the motorbike, a man aged 43, died later in hospital.

The Serious Crash Unit have investigated the scene and inquiries are ongoing.


The name will be released when all next of kin have been advised.