Double-fatal Auckland crash: Police say 'pretty evident speed was a contributing factor' in accident that saw car hit building

Two people are dead after a vehicle hit a building in Pakuranga, Auckland.

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Police say the vehicle went off Pakuranga Road and crashed into a building near Udys Road/Johns Lane.

Speaking to media today Senior Sergeant Jono Chappell said police are in the early stages of their investigation but "it's pretty evident speed was a contributing factor" in the crash.

Scene of double-fatal crash in Pakuranga, Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS

Police were called to the accident at around 7.20am this morning.

A man and a woman were found dead in the vehicle.

Police say they want to hear from anyone who saw a dark-coloured Honda Accord near Pakuranga Road around 4.30am.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Counties Manukau Serious Crash Unit on 09 261 1300

Senior Sergeant Jono Chappell spoke with media today after the Pakuranga crash. Source: 1 NEWS