One dead in collision between car and truck near Queenstown

One person has died following a crash between a truck and car near Queenstown tonight.

Source: 1 NEWS

The crash happened on the Gibbston Valley Highway just west of Kawarau Bridge around 8.45pm.

Police say the Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team are attending.

Diversions are in place and motorists are being asked to avoid the area if possible.