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Fatal car and tractor crash leaves one dead in Waikato

Police have confirmed one person has died at the scene of a crash involving a car and tractor in Waikato.

At 11.20am today on Bankier Rd in Horsham Downs, a car clipped a tractor causing the car to flip and land in a ditch on the other side of the road. 

Two people managed to get out of the car. 

The Serious Crash Unit are investigating and Bankier Rd remains closed.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle
A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle. Source: 1 NEWS