A motorist has died and two others have been injured after a car crash on the Kaipara Coast Highway at Wellsford.
One person with serious injuries has been taken by helicopter to Auckland City Hospital, a St John spokeswoman said.
Another person with minor injuries has been taken to North Shore Hospital by ambulance.
The two-vehicle smash was reported just after 5pm.
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"The highway remains closed due to the crash and diversions are in place at Port Albert Rd and Tuahoa Rd," a police spokeswoman said.
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