6 Aug 2020

SH1 closed at Hikurangi after pedestrian killed in Northland

9:33 pm on 6 August 2020

One person has died after a car hit a pedestrian on State Highway One in Northland tonight.

SH1,Hikurangi, Northland

SH1 Hikurangi. (File photo). Photo: Supplied/ Google

Emergency services were called to the small settlement of Hikurangi, north of Whangarei, at about 6.40pm.

Police say the road will remain closed for some time tonight, and diversions are in place.

People are asked to avoid the area.