Motorcyclist dies after collision with car on Christchurch hill road

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on Christchurch's Cashmere Hills this afternoon.

Police say the crash occurred on Dyers Pass Road shortly before 2pm.

Dyers Pass Road has been closed since the crash but was due to re-open this evening.

Police say the motorcyclist was transported from the scene by ambulance in a critical condition and has since died in hospital.

They say inquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.

Source: 1 NEWS