Workplace death in Ngauranga Gorge

A 25-year-old man has died in an accident at a workplace in Ngauranga Gorge, Wellington.

Emergency services were notified of the incident at 9.28pm yesterday, says a police spokesperson.

"One person died at the scene and another received moderate injuries.

"Early indications are the person who died was hit by a work vehicle while working on SH1 south of Johnsonville."

WorkSafe NZ has been notified.

The southbound lane is now open.