One person is dead following a crash on State Highway 29 this morning.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on the highway, near Hinuera, Matamata.
Police were called about 5.15am, says a police spokesperson.
"One person has died at the scene.
"The road is closed with diversions in place.Motorists are advised to avoid the area."
The Serious Crash Unit will examine the scene.
SH29 HINUERA - ROAD CLOSED - 6:10AM, THU 14 Mar. 19— NZTA Waikato/BoP (@NZTAWaiBoP) March 13, 2019
Due to a serious crash a section of State Highway 29 is CLOSED in the Hinuera area (intersection of SH27 and SH29) near Hopkins Rd. Please allow extra time for a short detour via Totman Rd: https://t.co/PVvbjiDBZF ^TP pic.twitter.com/74ndacMkij