Linwood Avenue fatal incident – Name release

A cyclist critically injured after being hit by a car on Linwood Avenue in Christchurch has died.

Emergency services responded to the crash just before 4pm on 13 September. Sadly, the victim died yesterday morning, at Christchurch Hospital.

He was Sean William Russell Innes, 45, of Christchurch.

Police wish to extend their sympathies to the family and friends of Mr Innes at this tragic time.

A 43-year-old Ashburton man has been arrested and charged with driving dangerously causing injury, driving while disqualified, and failing to stop or ascertain injury. Further charges are likely.

He is due to reappear in court on 5 October 2022.

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