Two dead, four hurt in Hornby crash

Two people were killed and four others injured in a crash at a Christchurch intersection on Saturday night.

Police confirmed on Sunday two people died at the scene after a ute and car collided on Halswell Junction Rd near the intersection of Shands Rd in Hornby around 7.40pm.

A police spokesman said there were four occupants in the car.

Two died and the others were taken to hospital in a critical and serious condition.

The two occupants of the ute were taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

The road was closed while the scene was examined last night but has since opened.

Police inquiries are ongoing.

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