Update - Serious crash at Waimauku now fatal

Update - Serious crash at Waimauku now fatal

Waitemata

One person has died in hospital following a crash on State Highway 16 at Waimauku this evening.

The two-car crash happened around 5:15pm near McPike Road.

Three people were airlifted to Auckland Hospital - two in a critical condition and one in moderate condition.

One of those in a critical condition has since died.

The highway remains closed. Diversions are in place at Kiwitahi Road and Waimauku Station Road.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre