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.