One person has died after a car crash into water in Wainuiomata, Wellington this morning.
The Police Dive squad had earlier been called in to help rescue a person trapped inthe vehicle which was submerged in water.
The crash happened on Main Rd in Wainuiomata early this morning.
At 11.20am, police confirmed that the body of one person was located in the vehicle. The car has been recovered and towed from the scene.
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Police had earlier reported the car is submerged upside down in water with the driver inside, near Moohan St and Rowe Parade. Black Creek runs through the area.
Police believe the driver was the only person in the vehicle.
The vehicle was on its roof.
A crane was also called in earlier as part of the emergency operation.
Police said the road would be closed this morning when the crane arrived to recover the vehicle