One person has died following a collision between a truck and a car that closed a major stretch of road near Levin this afternoon.
The collision happened on Arapaepae Road/State Highway 57, directly east of Levin between the intersections of Tararua Road and Kimberley Road, at 1.45pm this afternoon.
Ambulance, Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews and police were quickly at the scene and began to divert traffic from the scene along Tararua Road toward State Highway One.
The sole occupant, believed to be a male, died at the scene.
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The Serious Crash Unit attended the site and the circumstances of the crash are under investigation.