23 Aug 2017

One dead in petrol tanker crash

11:32 am on 23 August 2017

A person has died in a collision between a car and a petrol tanker north of Tauranga.

The crash happened on State Highway 2, between Waihi and Athenree Gorge, just after 8am.

The highway was closed near the intersection of Mathers Rd while the Serious Crash Unit investigated.