One dead in Southland crash

The Serious Crash Unit has been notified.
The Serious Crash Unit has been notified. Photo credit: Newshub.

A person has died in a crash on the Winton Lorneville highway in Southland. 

Emergency services were called to the scene where a van had rolled at Gap Rd West just before 5am on Sunday.

A police statement said others in the vehicle have a range of injuries, with some serious. 

Diversions are in place and people are asked to avoid the area.

"The Serious Crash Unit has been notified," police said.

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