One person is dead and another has life-threatening injuries after a serious crash in Northland this afternoon.
The crash happened on Pouto Rd in the Kaipara District just before 4pm, after a car collided with a bridge.
One person died at the scene, while another has life-threatening injuries. A young child has moderate injuries.
Emergency services from Auckland have been deployed to the scene.
The road is expected to be closed for some time and motorists are advised to avoid the area.