Victorian couple killed in NZ crash named

Ben McKay

New Zealand police have named a Victorian couple who were killed in a major road accident on South Island.

Fox and Joan McCrossin, aged 58 and 56 respectively, died in the crash on Sunday after arriving at Christchurch airport earlier that morning.

A Facebook post says the two women were in New Zealand to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Local news reports said their car veered across the road and into the path of an ongoing truck.

The truck driver walked away from the crash and has received emotional support.

The crash also injured another seven people and cut off power to eight properties in the Selwyn district, south of Christchurch.

Police have offered condolences to their family and friends, and continue to investigate the crash.