Large traffic delays on SH2

Traffic is at a standstill on SH2.

UPDATED 2.37PM: A vehicle hitting a barrier on State Highway 2 is being attributed as the cause of major traffic delays this afternoon.

Police were called to the single-vehicle crash on the highway between Tauranga and Bethlehem just after 1.30pm.

A police spokesperson says there was a crash here, a car hit a barrier.

"An officer was nearby at the time and attended.

"An ambulance was requested for the single occupant of the vehicle."

EARLIER:

Traffic is at a standstill on State Highway 2, between Tauranga and Bethlehem, this afternoon.

A SunLive reader has emailed in to says there is a lot of sirens going off in the Bethlehem area.

"The expressway to Bethlehem is at a standstill back to Cameron Road."

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there has been a crash near the off-ramp.

SunLive has contacted police for more information and will update this story as soon as we have something more.

At the scene?

Call 0800 SUNLIVE or email photos to newsroom@thesun.co.nz 


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