Two found dead after car crash

20:20, May 10 2012

Two people have been found dead in a car that had crashed into a power pole south of Ashburton overnight.

The bodies were discovered in Hinds Arundel Rd, south of Ashburton, at about 2am.

A police spokesman said two were pronounced dead at the scene.

A Fire Service spokesman said a crew from Hinds was at the scene doing "scene protection" and directing traffic.