A driver has died at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 77 in Selwyn, whilst another is injured.

The crash happened at an intersection in Windwhistle at about 1.30pm, police said.

“One driver suffered minor injuries, while the other died at the scene.

“The serious crash unit and commercial vehicle safety team are investigating.”

Diversions remained in place at the intersection between State Highway 77 and Leaches Rd. The road was expected to remain closed for several more hours.

Windwhistle is a small farming community about 80km west of Christchurch.