Two dead in Bay of Plenty crash

Seven were hurt or killed. Photo credit: Getty

Two people were killed and four injured after a crash in Bay of Plenty on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called just after 10am to the accident on State Highway 2 at Waiotahi Beach Rd, near Opotiki.

Two cars were involved.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours, and diversions are in place.

The serious crash unit is investigating.