Dawson Rd in Taupiri. (File photo).
A person has died after their vehicle crashed into power lines in Taupiri, Waikato, on Tuesday afternoon.
The single-vehicle crash occurred on Dawson Road at about 4pm.
As of 9.45pm, Police said the road would remain blocked in both directions as power lines were brought down in the crash.
The road would likely to be closed between Lake Rd and Kerie Rd for some time, Police said.
They advised motorists to delay their travel or avoid the area.
Police will be making enquiries into what has occurred on behalf of the coroner, who will release their finding in due course.
They extended their sincere condolences to the person’s family and loved ones.