Two people have died in a crash in West Auckland early this morning.
The crash happened on Triangle Rd, between Lincoln Rd and Waimumu Rd, and was reported to authorities just before 6am.
Police said: "Initial indications from the scene are that a car struck a bridge on Triangle Road."
A photographer at the scene said skid marks on the road showed the car had been travelling from Lincoln Rd when it crashed into the bridge.
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Two other people suffered serious injuries and were taken to Auckland City Hospital, St John said.
Police confirmed the fatalities just after 10.30am.
The area remains closed to traffic as the Serious Crash Unit examines the scene.