16 Sep 2021

Two dead after crash south of Whanganui

10:10 pm on 16 September 2021

A crash south of Whanganui has killed two people.

Wellington free ambulance

Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski

Emergency services were alerted to a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 3 at Kaitoke about 5.30pm.

Two people were dead at the scene and a third person has been flown to hospital in a critical condition.

The road has since reopened and police say the crash will be investigated.