Serious crash in Oakleigh, Northland

Oakleigh, Northland.
Oakleigh, Northland. Photo credit: Google Maps

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 1, near Oakleigh in Northland's Whangarei District.

Police were called to the accident at around 4:50pm on Sunday.

Police have confirmed one person is dead.

"One person has serious injuries, while another has moderate injuries," says a police spokesperson.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area as the road is closed and diversions are in place.

The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.

More to come.