One person has died following a crash in St Albans, Christchurch this afternoon.
The crash between a van and a ute occurred at 12.53pm at the corner of Cranford Street and Innes Street.
The person who died was driving the van while the people in the ute are believed to have minor injuries.
Cranford Street is currently closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.
Emergency services are at the scene and the Serious Crash Unit will be investigating the crash.