Man's body found in submerged van

A man's body has been found in a van that ended up in water after crashing into a bridge.

The accident happened on Arundel Rakaia Road about 8am on Saturday, police say. The road crosses the Rangitata River.

The accident happened on Arundel Rakaia Road about 8am on Saturday, police say. The road crosses the Rangitata River.

The green van ended up fully submerged in water and when police arrived they located the man's body in it.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

– With NZN


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