One person has died and three are in hospital after a two-vehicle crash near Whanganui.
The serious crash occurred about 7pm on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi, on Sunday.
The road was closed while emergency services attended, but reopened at midnight.
Police confirmed on Monday morning one person died in the crash, while seven suffered minor injuries.
Of those injured, only three were still in Whanganui Hospital on Monday morning, all in stable condition.