NZ police are responding to fatal crash at Awakino

One person has died following a two car crash on SH3 near the Awakino Tunnel.

The crash was reported to emergency services shortly before 12.30pm.

Two people received minor injuries in the crash.

A police investigation into the cause of this crash is underway. The Serious Crash Unit is examining the scene.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.