20 Jan 2021

Police at scene of serious crash in Bay of Plenty

5:23 pm on 20 January 2021

Police are at the scene of a serious multiple vehicle crash in Pongakawa, Western Bay of Plenty.

Unexplained death in Taita, Lower Hutt early on Sunday 26th January 2020.  A Police cordon and crime scene invetsigation tent were in place Monday 27th January 2020.  Police Emergency tape.

Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

Emergency services were alerted to the crash on Wharere and Te Puke East Roads about 4pm.

Police said several people had serious injuries, helicopters had been dispatched and diversions were in place.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area and expect delays.