A person has died after a car crashed into a power pole in North Canterbury.
Police were alerted to the single-vehicle crash on South Eyre Rd in Swannanoa about 3.30pm on Monday.
Investigations into the crash are ongoing.
The road was closed and diversions were in place.
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Police also attended a serious crash involving a motorcyclist at the intersection of Matai St and Deans Ave.
A police spokesperson said Initial indications suggest one person has serious injuries.