An elderly man who died after being hit by a van in
Christchurch has been named by police.
He was 83-year-old Donald Rutherford Wilson, of Amberley.
Police said it appeared Mr Wilson was crossing Stanmore Rd in
Phillipstown when he was struck by a van turning right from
Tuam St into Stanmore Rd, about 4pm on Thursday.
Mr Wilson was admitted to hospital but died yesterday
Police had spoken to the driver of the van and inquiries were
continuing to establish the circumstances of the incident,