Two people dead after fiery crash in Dunedin overnight

Two people have died in a serious crash in Dunedin overnight, with the car they were in catching alight after colliding with a truck.

Source: 1 NEWS

Police said emergency services were called to King Edwards Street in Kensington about 3.30am.

Three fire crews also attended, and the vehicle was reported to be well alight by the time they arrived.

Two occupants of the car including the driver died at the scene.

The driver of the truck sustained moderate injuries.

A second passenger in the car and the driver of the truck were both taken to Dunedin Hospital where they remain.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances of the crash.