One person has died following a crash on SH1

One person has died following a two-truck crash in Tirau this afternoon. File Photo/SunLive.

One person has died following a serious crash on State Highway 1 this afternoon.

The crash, involving two trucks occurred in Tirau between Main Road and State Highway 5, a police spokesperson says.

Police confirm no one else was injured in the crash.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash at 3.30pm.

SH1 remains closed and will be for some time, a police spokesperson says.

Detours are in place at SH5, Hetherington Road, Okoroire Road - which becomes Patetere Street - and SH27.

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