1 Oct 2019

One dead after car crash in Whakatane

3:15 pm on 1 October 2019

A person has died in a single car crash in Whakatane.

Police tape up at a cordon.

The crash is thought have resulted from a medical emergency. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Emergency services are at the scene on Commerce Street.

Police say initial reports indicate the vehicle's occupant suffered a medical event.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.