Two people dead in Waikato crash involving truck and ute

Two people have died in a crash in Waikato today involving a truck and a car.

Police say the accident happened on Waerenga Road, north-east of Te Kauwhata.

They were called to the crash at about 11am today.

Two people have died at the scene.

Officers are working to establish the number of occupants in both vehicles.

The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance.

Part of Waerenga Road is currently closed and diversions are in place.

Motorists are being asked to expect delays, and avoid the area if possible.

Source: 1 NEWS