Two people dead in Dunedin crash

Two people have died following two-vehicle crash in Dunedin today.

St John ambulance. Source: Supplied

Police say they were called to the crash on Huntly Road in Woodside at about 5.30pm.

They say people died at the scene and a third person has been taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The road remains closed and police are urging motorists to avoid the area if possible.