1 Dec 2022

One dies in two vehicle-crash in Northland

12:10 pm on 1 December 2022
St John ambulance.

Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi

One person has died following a serious crash north-east of Whangārei this morning.

The two-vehicle crash on Ngunguru Road in the coastal settlement of Ngunguru was reported to police shortly after 10am.

One person died at the scene and a second person has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

Diversions were in place and motorists were being asked to avoid the area, police said in a statement.

Inquiries into the crash were continuing.