Police have confirmed that a five-month-old baby and a 22-year-old man have died as a result of a four-car crash near Invercargill yesterday.
The crash happened on State Highway 6 about 150m north of the Makarewa Bridge about 4pm.
Police said a teenager also remains in a critical condition in hospital, and three other people sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The road remains closed with diversions in place.
Police are asking anyone with information on the circumstances of the crash to call them on 105.