A person has died following a two-car crash that closed State Highway 1 on the Kāpiti Coast last night.
Emergency services responded to the crash on SH1, near the intersection with Te Hapua Rd.
Police were notified of the crash about 7.50pm.
The sole occupant of one vehicle died at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was airlifted to Wellington Hospital with serious injuries.
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Police are asking for information from the public, including anyone who saw a black 1998 Nissan Terrano vehicle travelling northbound prior to the crash.
Drivers of vehicles in the area with dashcams are also asked to check for any footage of this vehicle.
Anyone with information should contact police by calling 105 and quoting event number P048176036.
The Serious Crash Unit has been advised.