One person has died following a fatal crash in Ellerslie this morning.
Police responded to the crash, on Great South Road, just before 7am.
Sadly one person received critical injuries and has since died.
We extend our condolences to their family at this difficult time.
The Serous Crash Unit is in attendance and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are underway.
Police advise motorists to avoid the area while the scene is cleared.
Holly McKay/NZ Police