Fatal crash on Tarras-Cromwell Rd

  • 28/01/2018
Five people were able to escape the car with minor-to-moderate injuries.
Five people were able to escape the car with minor-to-moderate injuries. Photo credit: file

A person has died after a car rolled and caught fire in Central Otago.

The accident happened on Tarras-Cromwell Rd, Bendigo, shortly after 3pm on Sunday, police say.

Five people were able to escape the car with minor-to-moderate injuries but one person was trapped. Police said that person had died.

The road is expected to remain closed for several hours and diversions remain in place at Dead Man's Point and Bells Rd.

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