Police can confirm two people have died following a crash on Brigham Creek Road, Whenuapai, this afternoon.
Sadly, the two people died at the scene.
Brigham Creek Road remains closed and diversions are in place at State Highway 16 and near Joseph McDonald Drive.
The road is expected to be closed for some time while the Serious Crash Unit is in attendance.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Adriana Weber/NZ Police