One person has died following a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 2 in Bay of Plenty yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Pukehina, which is about about 50km southeast of Tauranga, at around 2pm.

The driver of one vehicle was killed in the crash.

“The driver of the other vehicle is in hospital with serious injuries,” police said.

“Inquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.”