Two dead, several injured in Canterbury crash

Two people have died in a crash in the Selwyn District in Canterbury.

File image. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police say the collision happened on Main South Road in Bankside just before 9am.

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It involved a truck and at least one vehicle.

Several people have minor to moderate injuries and the police Serious Crash Unit is at the scene.

The road is closed and motorists are being asked to avoid the area.

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