Serious crash in South Auckland, person dies after falling off a ute in Manawatu

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash in the South Auckland suburb of Favona tonight.

The crash, between a car and a truck on Savill Drive was reported to police at 9.10pm.

At this stage there is no information regarding the number of people involved or any injuries.

Traffic management is being put in place and motorists are asked to avoid Savill Drive.

Meanwhile, a person has died after falling from the back of a utility vehicle on Te Awa Road, in Pohangina, Manawatū this evening.

The incident was reported to emergency services at around 6pm.

The person was critically injured and subsequently passed away at the scene.

Inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

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