4 Nov 2015

Crash closes SH1 near Whangarei

4:29 pm on 4 November 2015

Part of State Highway 1 near Whangarei is closed following a head-on crash between two cars this afternoon.

A police spokesperson said one person was in a critical condition, and four others had moderate to serious injuries.

One person remained trapped in their vehicle.

SH1 between Springfield and Salmon Roads was expected to be closed for at least two hours, the spokesperson said.

Diversions were in place but motorists should expect delays.