Person dies following Mount Maunganui crash

The driver of vehicle which crashed through a fence in Mount Maunganui has died.

Emergency services are currently attending the scene of a crash at the intersection of Totara St and Hewletts Rd, Mt Maunganui.

"One vehicle has gone off the road," says a police spokesperson.

"It appears the driver may have suffered a medical event and has passed away."

The death will be referred to the Coroner.

"Traffic is expected to be disrupted and motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible."

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