One dead after crash in south Auckland

6:52 pm on 19 July 2017

A 57-year-old man is dead after crashing his car into a building in south Auckland, after possibly suffering a medical event.

The accident happened at the intersection of Ormiston Rd and Preston Rd in Otara.

Police said the man was spotted driving erratically but failed to respond to requests to pull over.

They said a short time later the car crashed into a building and the elderly driver died at the scene.

Meanwhile, one person is dead after a crash between a car and bus in Waikanae this afternoon.

Police said the driver of the car died at the scene on Te Moana Road.