One of three Turangi teenagers involved in a serious crash in the town on Monday has now died.

Orlando Bell, 19, was the rear seat passenger in Subaru Impreza which collided with a tree on Te Rangi Tautahanga Rd at approximately 4pm.

He passed away in Waikato Hospital last night. The driver and front seat passenger remain in hospital.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash and want to hear from any witnesses, or anyone who has other information that may be relevant.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nick Weight on 07 378 6060.

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