A person is dead after a collision involving a truck and train in Canterbury.
Emergency services were called to Mulcocks Rd in Flaxton, Waimakariri about 7:30am.
A police spokesperson told Newshub the truck driver died at the scene.
None of the 96 passengers on the train required medical treatment.
"The Serious Crash Unit has been notified," police said.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.