Police are waiting until next of kin are notified before releasing the name of the driver who died in a vehicle collision near Twizel on Saturday.
The only passenger, a 24-year-old man, has been transferred from Timaru Hospital to Christchurch Hospital.
The crash occurred at midday, when the vehicle and a truck collided at the intersection of State Highway 8 and State Highway 80. The driver of the truck was not injured.
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