A woman critically injured in a crash near Katikati on Monday has died in hospital this morning, police say.

Forty-five-year-old Suzanne Tracey Langlois was travelling west on State Highway 2 towards Katikati when the crash occurred.

Ms Langlois was taken to Tauranga Hospital in critical condtion.

The Serious Crash Unit are continuing investigations into the cause of the crash.

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On Monday, Senior Sergeant Ian Campion told the Bay of Plenty Times two cars were involved in the crash about 1km east of Katikati, near Wharawhara Rd, at 8.16am.

The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.