3 Dec 2018

One dead after truck crashes down bank in Coromandel

1:20 pm on 3 December 2018

One person has died in a crash on State Highway 25A in the Coromandel.

St John Ambulance was called to the crash, near Kopu, just after midday.

In a release, police said a truck went off the road and down a bank. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road between Kopu and Hikuai will be closed for a number of hours.

Police said they are aware a number of people would have seen the crash or the aftermath and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.