Man dies in Nelson Hospital after crash


A man has died in Nelson Hospital on Saturday after  he was involved in a crash on State Highway 65 near Maruia Falls.

The 67-year-old Wellington man, Grant Keith McIsaac, collided head on with a truck while driving a van on a one way bridge about 8pm on Wednesday 1 April.

He was taken to hospital for assessment after the crash where his condition deteriorated. He died on Saturday morning.

A serious crash investigation is under way and a post mortem examination will be conducted to establish the cause of death.

The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.