Person killed, another injured following fiery three-vehicle crash in New Plymouth

One person has died following a three-vehicle crash in New Plymouth just before noon today.

A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash. Source: 1 NEWS

Emergency services were called to the scene on Devon Road (SH3) in Brixton at around 11.35am, police said. One vehicle was reportedly on fire following the crash.

A second person received serious injuries and was transported to hospital.

The road remains closed and the investigation into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.