20-year-old man killed in Sumner Rd crash named

The 20-year-old man who died after two vehicles collided head-on in Christchurch earlier this week has been named. 

Keegan Paul Sullivan was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in collided with another vehicle on Sumner Rd about 11pm on Monday.

"Our thoughts are with Keegan’s family and loved ones at this time," a police spokesperson said.

His family have asked for privacy as they grieve, the spokesperson said.

Following the crash, Superintendent Lane Todd said it appeared one vehicle had crossed the centre line and collided head-on with another vehicle travelling in the other direction.

Sullivan died at the scene of the crash between Old Sumner Lyttelton and Evans Pass Rds, near Lyttelton.

Two other people were transported to Christchurch Hospital, one with serious injuries and the other with moderate injuries.

An investigation into the crash, involving the serious crash unit, is ongoing.









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