Update : fatal crash State Highway 16, Kumeu

Update : fatal crash State Highway 16, Kumeu

Waitemata

One person has died following the serious crash on State Highway 16 in Kumeu.

Emergency services were called to the crash involving three cars near Kennedys Road at around 8.35pm.

The man who died was the sole occupant of one of the cars.

Another person has been taken to North Shore Hospital in a serious condition. 

A third person has been taken to hospital to be checked as a precaution.

The road is closed and is expected to remain so for the next few hours.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre