10 Aug 2017

Fatal truck crash near Palmerston North

3:32 pm on 10 August 2017

A man is dead after a car and truck collided in Bunnythorpe near Palmerston North.

A police car outside a cordon in South Auckland

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police said the driver of the car died at the scene this morning, at the intersection of Ashhurst and Watershed roads.

They said the Serious Crash Unit was investigating and Ashhurst Road would remain closed for some time.

Diversions have been put in place.