Fatal crash State Highway 2, Nuhaka

Fatal crash State Highway 2, Nuhaka

Eastern

Two people have been found deceased and another person has critical injuries after a crash on State Highway 2 at Nuhaka, east of Wairoa.

Emergency services were notified of the two-vehicle crash just after 8pm.

A helicopter has transported the injured patient to hospital.

The Serious Crash Unit and contractors have been on scene.

A diversion remains in place - traffic between Gisborne and Wairoa will need to use State Highway 38.  

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre