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Second Fatality Following Riverton Wallacetown Highway Crash

A woman critically injured in a crash on Riverton Wallacetown Highway this afternoon has died.

The crash occurred at the Oreti River Bridge at 1.30pm.

A man died at the scene and the woman was transported to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition.

Sadly, she passed away at the hospital a short time later.

The road remains closed between Cumnock Street and Taramoa Road.

Motorists are asked to follow the diversions that are in place.

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