Police can advise that a man has now died following an earlier crash near Auckland Airport.
Police were called after 1.15am this morning to a report of a vehicle leaving the road near the intersection of Tom Pearce Drive and Puhinui Road.
The man was taken to Middlemore Hospital in a critical condition but has since passed away.
Police would like to acknowledge the members of the public who were first on the scene and put aside their personal safety to try and assist the man.
The Counties Manukau Serious Crash unit attended and have commenced an investigation.
Jarred Williamson/NZ Police