Paparoa serious crash - Update

Paparoa serious crash - Update

Northland

Please attribute to a police spokesperson:

Motorists travelling through the Paparoa area are advised to expect significant delays following a fatal crash this afternoon.

SH12 is closed at the site of the crash near Paparoa as the Serious Crash Unit investigates the scene.

Traffic is being diverted from SH12 through to SH1 via Paparoa-Oakleigh Rd, Paparoa Rd and Mangapai Rd.

Motorists are warned the diversion is expected to add a considerable length of time to journeys and are asked to exercise patience.

ENDS

Nick Baker/NZ Police