Two killed in Southland crash

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Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 98 just before 1:10pm (Newshub. / file)

Two people have died following a serious crash in Rakahouka, Southland on Friday afternoon.

One person is also in a critical condition and another has serious injuries.

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 98 just before 1:10pm.

The eastbound lane of Lorne-Dacre Rd remains closed and diversions are in place.

Motorists should expect delays while the Serious Crash Unit investigate.

Newshub.