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One person dead in single-car Waikato crash

One person has died in a single-car crash in the Waikato this evening.

The person died at the scene, on Hakarimata Road in Huntly, while another occupant of the vehicle suffered only minor injuries, police said in a statement.

Emergency responders were called to the crash at 8.35pm.

The road has since been closed as the Serious Crash Unit investigates, and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

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