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Motorcyclist dead after crash in Rolleston overnight

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  Alice Webb-Liddall

A motorcyclist collided with a truck in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to the crash on Selwyn Road around 3:30am.

The motorcyclist was in critical condition when the police arrived, but died a short time later.

Selwyn road remains closed today and the Serious Crash Unit are investigating.