Three dead in Southland car crash

Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 6 at about 9:40pm.
Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 6 at about 9:40pm. Photo credit: Newshub.

Three people have died in a two-car crash on State Highway 6 in Southland on Sunday night.

Emergency services were called to the crash on the Dipton Winton Highway, near Ladbrook Rd, about 9:40pm.

The highway was closed most of the night while the serious crash unit attended.

The road reopened just before 5am.

Newshub.