One person has died following a car crash in Omokoroa this evening.
Emergency services were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash around 7.30pm on Anderley Ave.
The road was closed and police have advised motorists to avoid the area.
A reporter at the scene said the crash had taken place on a road inside the Omokoroa Country Estate.
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Sergeant Adrian Tukakai said an elderly woman had died.
A neighbour said the residents in the area were a very tight knit community and were heart broken by the death.
He said there had been about 15 emergency service vehicles at the scene at one point.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Tauranga Police on (07) 577 4300.