A female passenger in a 4WD has died after the car hit a tree in the Waikato this afternoon.
Scene of car crash in Mercer, Waikato.
Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust.
Police are still at the scene of the crash in Mercer between Douglas Road and Mercer Ferry Road after being called just after 3.00pm today.
A police spokesperson said the male driver is in a serious condition.
Emergency services attending crash in Mercer, Waikato.
Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
"The female passenger in the vehicle at the time, has died and the male driver has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition," police said.
"The Serious Crash Unit will be investigating and are currently at the scene."