Three patients from a two-car collision at 2.30pm on the Gibbston Highway have been air-lifted to hospital, and one person has died at the scene.
Serious crash unit have attended and a scene examination has taken place.
One lane only has been opened to traffic at this stage and both lanes should be opened again within the next hour.
No further details regarding cause of crash or details of the deceased are available at this stage.
Issued by Police Media Centre