2 Nov 2018

Two dead, six injured in seperate North Island car crashes

8:44 pm on 2 November 2018

One person is dead and three are injured - one seriously - after a car crashed on a rural road near Masterton tonight.

Emergency services were called to Upper Waingawa Road in Kaituna at 6.20pm.

Earlier, a person died after a car and a ute collided in the Bay of Plenty at the intersection of Bell Road and State Highway Two near Nukuhou.

Three others are in hospital as a result of that crash.

Emergency services were called to the crash at 4.40pm.

Diversions are in place while the Serious Crash Unit investigates.