Fatal fleeing driver incident – Christchurch (+ advisory)

As stated by Canterbury Metro Area Commander Superintendent Lane Todd:

One person has died following a fleeing driver incident in Christchurch this morning.

A crash occurred after a Toyota failed to stop for Police on Papanui Road around 4am.

Police had signalled for the Toyota to stop because of the manner of driving.

The fleeing vehicle was followed by a Police vehicle for approximately 4 minutes through residential streets.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.