Fatal crash in Bay of Plenty

Fatal crash in Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

One person has died in a two-car crash on State Highway 2 at Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty.

Emergency services attended the scene shortly after 11:20am near Munro Road.

The sole occupant of one vehicle died at the scene. One person in the second vehicle received moderate injuries.

A short diversion has been in place through Munro Road, however the highway is expected to reopen before 2pm.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre