One seriously injured in Whakamarama crash

The highway is completely shut down. Photos: Mike Cork.

UPDATED 12.34PM: One person is in serious condition following a two vehicle crash in Whakamarama.

Emergency services are currently at the scene of the serious crash at the intersection of SH2 and Plummers Point Road.

The two-vehicle crash was reported at around 11.50am., says a police spokepserson.

"One person is in a serious condition.

"As a result the intersection is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area."

Diversion route

Northbound: Left onto Old Highway, Right onto Youngson Rd, Left onto SH2 Southbound: Right onto Youngson Rd, Left onto Old Highway, Right onto SH2.

EARLIER:

A car and a ute have crashed on State Highway 2 near Whakamarama.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the crash has happened near the Plummers Point Intersection.

"Police are at the scene."

The road is understood to be blocked.

SunLive has contacted police and will update the story when more information is available.

At the scene?

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




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