A 19-year-old has died in a collision between two cars south of Adelaide, which also led to seven people being hospitalised.

Key points:

  • Four people in an SUV and three in a ute were taken to hospital
  • A 19-year-old woman from Banksia Park died at the scene
  • Police are seeking witnesses to the crash

The young woman was a passenger in a Mazda SUV which crashed head-on with a Mitsubishi ute at McLaren Vale last night.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Main and Malpas roads just after 10:00pm.

SA Police said the 19-year-old, from Banksia Park, died at the scene.

The driver and three other people inside the SUV were taken to hospital for treatment, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The three occupants of the ute were also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Roads were closed for most of the night, but have since reopened.

SA Police Major Crash investigators have attended the scene and police have asked anyone who witnessed the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The woman’s death is the 15th on the state’s roads this year.

The intersection of Main Road and Malpas Road at McLaren Vale.(ABC News: Brant Cumming)