Teen driver killed in South Otago crash

  • 18/12/2015

A teenage driver has died after his car left the road in South Otago and crashed into a bank.

The driver, who died at the scene, was the only person involved in the crash on Owaka Valley Road in Owaka this afternoon.

Police are now investigating the scene and traffic is restricted in the area.

He was the second young, male driver to die today.

Earlier in Christchurch, a young man, also the sole occupant in a car, died after his car failed to take a corner on Halswell Road and crashed into a tree shortly after 1am.