One person is dead following a crash on State Highway 29, in the Lower Kaimai area.
Police have confirmed that one person has died and two others have received minor injuries in the crash on the highway, near Omanawa Road.
"The road remains closed and diversions are in place on Poripori Road and Cambridge Road.
"Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible."
Detour route is not suitable for Heavy vehicles. Eastbound Traffic: Left onto Poripori Rd, continue onto Crawford Rd, continue onto Wairoa Rd, Right onto SH2, Right onto Moffat Rd, Right onto Cambridge Rd, Left onto SH29. Westbound Traffic: Right onto Cambridge Rd, continue onto Moffat Rd, Left onto SH2, Left onto Wairoa Rd, continue onto Crawford Rd, continue onto Poripori Rd, Right onto SH29.