21 Mar 2011

Higway reopens after fatal crash near Wellsford

8:17 pm on 21 March 2011

State Highway 1 near Wellsford, north of Auckland, has reopened after a fatal crash involving two cars and a motorcycle.

St John Ambulance says two people died in the crash, while five others were injured - one critically.

Two people have been seriously hurt, while another two have moderate injuries.

The highway was closed for several hours following the crash on Monday.