Update: Serious crash, Manakau, Horowhenua

Update: Serious crash, Manakau, Horowhenua

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One person has died at the scene of a crash on State Highway 1 north of Manakau, Horowhenua.

Two vehicles collided around 5:30pm near Kuku East Road.

One other person has been taken to hospital - their injury status is unclear.

Traffic was stopped for a short time and the road will reopen when the Serious Crash Unit has finished at the scene.

Police will be working to clear the scene as quickly as possible - it's expected at least one lane will reopen initially, with traffic management in place.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre.