One person is dead and two others have been seriously injured in an early morning crash between a car and a bus in central Auckland.
Emergency services were called to the scene, on Mt Eden Rd in Eden Terrace, just after 4am this morning.
The driver of the car died at the scene and two passengers suffered serious injuries. A third passenger received minor injures, police say.
No one on the bus was injured.
Mt Eden Rd between New North Rd and Boston Rd is expected to be closed until about 9am.