The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says one person has died, following a serious car crash in St. John's on Saturday night.

Police said the accident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. and involved two vehicles.

According to the RNC, one vehicle was travelling southbound on Portugal Cove Road and turned east onto Major's Path when it collided with the other vehicle, which was headed north on Portugal Cove Road.

Four other people were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them with any information.