Emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash on Waitakere Road that occurred just after 4 p.m. today.

Two vehicles are involved and sadly one person has died at the scene. 

Another person has received moderate injuries and the road is blocked in both directions.

Diversions are in place at the intersection of Hunter and Waitakere Roads and Waitakere and Bethells Roads.

Police advise motorists to avoid the area if possible.

The Serious Crash Unit will investigate.