Fatal truck vs train crash in Whakatane

Fatal truck vs train crash in Whakatane

Bay of Plenty

A person has died following a crash involving a truck and a train in Whakatane this morning.

The incident occurred at the level crossing on Lambert Road just before 11:35am.

The driver of the truck died at the scene.

The intersection of Lambert Road and SH 34 is currently closed to traffic.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre