Serious crash near Whangarei - UPDATE

Serious crash near Whangarei - UPDATE

Northland

Police can now confirm that two people have died at the scene.

Three others have been transported to hospital with moderate to serious injuries.

The Serious Crash Unit will be investigating and the road will be closed for several hours.

We thank motorists for their patience.

The crash in Oakleigh occurred at 3.50pm, not 4.50pm as previously stated.

We apologise for the error.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre