One person dead, six injured after two-vehicle crash in New Plymouth

One person has died and six others are injured after a two-vehicle crash in New Plymouth this morning.

A police spokesperson said the crash took place on Junction Rd in the suburb of Inglewood.

Police were called to the incident shortly before 8am and the Serious Crash Unit has also been advised.

The six people who were hurt in the accident have received "serious to minor injuries", police say.

Junction Rd has been closed with police asking motorists to expect delays and avoid the area where possible.

Source: 1 NEWS