Double fatal crash in the Waikato
UPDATED 10.04AM: The Police Serious Crash Unit is at the scene of a fatal two-vehicle crash in Waitomo.
The crash occurred on State Highway 4 at Te Mapara about 8.10am.
Two people from one of the vehicles died at the scene, says a police spokesperson.
"Three people from the second vehicle were airlifted to Waikato Hospital with serious injuries.
"Diversions remain in place."
Police are responding to a fatal crash on State Highway 4 at Te Mapara.
The two-vehicle crash occurred about 8.10am, says a police spokesperson.
"Two people have died and three others seriously injured.
"Diversions are being put in place.
"Further information will be released when it becomes available."