A person who was seriously injured in a rural Canterbury crash has died.
Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash on Maronan Rd, Tinwald, near Ashburton, about 6.10pm.
The road remains closed and diversions are in place, police said.
Police and two fire crews attended the crash, a Fire and Emergency spokesman said.
There was no indication that anyone had been trapped, he said.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.