Fatal crash, Gisborne

Fatal crash, Gisborne

Eastern

A man has died following a crash involving a car and a truck on SH 35 near Gisborne.

The man, the driver of the car, died at the scene.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Makarori Beach Road at around 9pm.

The road is closed and diversions in place at Sirrah Street and Makarori Beach Road.

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area if possible.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre