Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Police can now confirm two people have died following a serious crash south of Whanganui today.
Emergency services were alerted to a two-vehicle crash on SH3 at Kaitoke at around 5:30pm.
Sadly, two people were located deceased at the scene.
A third person was flown to hospital in a critical condition.
The road has since reopened and an investigation will follow into the circumstances of the crash.
Issued by Police Media Centre