25 Jun 2009

SH5 closed by fatal crash

7:49 am on 25 June 2009

A fatal road crash has closed part of State Highway 5 through the Mamaku Ranges in the Bay of Plenty.

The crash happened at about 6am on Thursday.

Police advise motorists to take a different route between the Rotorua and Tauranga. Road conditions are described as icy.