Two people have died following a road crash in Northland.
Police said the collision involved multiple cars and occurred at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Richards Rd in Hikurangi.
Emergency staff were currently at the scene.
Two people have died as a result, police said.
Northbound traffic was being diverted at Apotu Rd and motorists travelling south were being diverted at Jordan Valley.
The serious crash unit was also in attendance and investigating, police said.