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Fatal Haast bridge crash investigated

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 7/06/2017

Police are investigating a fatal West Coast crash in which a car went off a bridge.

A man died in the incident at Maimai Creek Bridge on State Highway 6 at Haast at about 5pm on Wednesday, police say.

Investigators will on Thursday arrive at the scene and police are warning drivers to expect delays.

A group of tourists watched the vehicle fall from the bridge into the creek below and went down in a bid to help the driver, Fairfax reports.

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