Two people have died after a car crashed into a building in central Wellington overnight.
The crash, on the corner of Jervois Quay and Cable St, at 2.10am happened after the car had been signalled to stop by police.
Two other people in the car were taken to hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
The Serious Crash Unit has examined the crash scene and enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are under way.
A police spokesperson said the matter will also be referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority.
Crash in Hamilton
One person is critically injured and roads remain closed following a serious crash in Hamilton.
Police are in attendance at a serious crash on Norton Rd, where a car collided with a tree just before 3am.
“The driver, the sole occupant of the car, was transported to hospital in a critical condition,” police said in a statement.
Norton Rd remains closed between Maeroa Rd and Jolly St and police are asking people to avoid the area if possible.
“The closure will be in for some time while crash investigators work,” police said.