One person dead following Bay of Plenty crash

One person has died following a crash in Bay of Plenty last night. 

A New Zealand Police vehicle with a road block in place (file image). Source: 1 NEWS

Police say the two-car crash on State Highway 2, near Aongatete, happened at around 8.30pm.

Two other people had moderate to serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

Police say the circumstances of the crash will be investigated.