Multiple crashes at same location on SH2

A crash is slowing traffic on SH2. Image Supplied.

Three vehicles have been involved in two seperate crashes this evening on State Highway 2 at Whakamarama.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 5.20pm.

A police spokesperson says the road is not blocked but the traffic is bad.

"One vehicle has hit a bank and that's thought to be the result of a medical event.

"No one is seriously injured. It appears four people have minor injuries and one person has moderate injuries."


A crash on State Highway 2 near Te Puna is causing traffic delays.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the accident is opposite Munro Road on SH2.

“Traffic is starting to back up and it looks to be stopped.”

“There are lots of fire engines and police crews in attendance.”

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Posted on 18-12-2018 10:59 | By Pete KELLY

Hey Dave, get used to it mate, the BOP has the most IDIOT drivers in NZ, I come across them every day!!

I really hope no one is injured bad

Posted on 17-12-2018 17:53 | By dave4u

There was a large screech of tyres and a lil bang. If all the safety measures could be removed from Munro road to Quarry road this would be really appreciated as the peace and quiet when an accident has happened is a joy to behold as I sit and have a quiet beer at home. Alternativly if the speed limit to avoid the weekly crashes in this part of the road could see a 30km limit imposed between 6am to 9am and 4pm to 7pm daily. The noise of crashes sirens and yelling etc is affecting my health. Thanks idiot drivers

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