One person dead following crash involving truck and car near Levin

A person has died following a serious crash involving a truck and a car last night between Levin and Palmerston North.

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

Another person sustained moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital after the two vehicles collided on State Highway 57 in the small town of Shannon.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Marinoto Road around 10:15pm.

The Serious Crash Unit attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing.