Emergency services are still trying to remove the victims from the scene of a fiery crash in Taranaki Wednesday morning.
The crash happened on State Highway Three, outside of Eltham. When emergency crews arrived one of the cars was already in flames.
Police say they believe two people have been killed but are still working to establish whether there have been any other fatalities.
Senior Sergeant Andrew Russ who has been at the scene says two vehicles were involved.
Russ spoke to Charlotte Cook.