22 Oct 2014

Car and mobile library crash, one dead

12:48 pm on 22 October 2014

A man in his twenties has died after a crash between a car and a mobile library bus in Tauranga.

Police and ambulance were called to Welcome Bay Road just after 9am.

Police said the bus and the car collided after one of the vehicles crossed the centre line on a blind corner.

Senior Sergeant Shannon Clifford said the person who died and the person who suffered moderate injuries were both in the car.

The bus is owned by Tauranga City Council which said staff and councillors were shocked and saddened by the news.

Diversions are in place around the crash site and Police want motorists to avoid the area.

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