Fatal Vehicle Crash - State Highway 29 Lower Kaimais.

Fatal Vehicle Crash - State Highway 29 Lower Kaimais.

National News

Media Release

Fatal Crash – SH 29 Lower Kaimais, Tauranga

Emergency Services are currently in attendance at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Highway 29 Lower Kaimais (in the vicinity of Poripori road.)

The crash occurred at 1.30 pm Saturday 07/05/16.

A large truck and car have crashed.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is partially blocked and there are significant traffic delays and congestion in the area.

Motorists are advised to delay their travel or seek alternative routes for the next few hours.

Karl Konlechner

Senior Sergeant

Bay of Plenty Police


Media Note:

There are no further details currently available regarding this crash or details of the persons involved.  This release will be updated when further details are available.