Man dies after crash in Birdwoodton

A man has died following a single vehicle crash in Birdwoodton last night.

It appears the man was driving east along Ranfurly Way, between McEdward and Gibbs streets, when his car veered from the road and crashed into a tree about 8.30pm.

Attending police provided first aid to the man before ambulance paramedics arrived.

The man was transported to hospital were sadly he later died.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or with dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit

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