Van driver dies in hospital two days after serious crash in Grovetown, near Blenheim

Emergency services attended the scene at 1pm on Wednesday. Photo / Lynda Feringa

The driver of a van involved in a serious crash near Blenheim has died two days after being taken to hospital.

The accident between a pickup truck and his truck occurred Wednesday on State Highway 1 near Lower Wairau Rd in Grovetown.

Emergency services attended the scene at 1:00 p.m. and found that the driver of the van was seriously injured.

He was airlifted to Wellington Hospital and died there yesterday, police said in a statement.

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Investigations into the circumstances of the accident are ongoing.