One person has been killed and another has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a head-on crash on State Highway 1 in Northland.
The two drivers were trapped in their vehicles following the two car collision at Hukerenui this afternoon.
One died at the scene, while a woman was taken to Whangarei Hospital with serious injuries.
A third person travelling with the seriously injured woman was not hurt in the collision.
Serious crash investigators are at the scene and diversions are in place.