Fatal Crash at Pakipaki

Publish Date
Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 4:25PM

Police are currently at the scene of a fatal crash south of Hastings where one person has died.

The crash involving two vehicles and a truck occurred just after 3.30pm today on SH2 near Pakipaki, about 3km south of the Hastings boundary.

One person in one of the vehicles has been confirmed dead. It is not yet known what injuries other people involved in the crash have suffered.

One car is wedged under the truck and it is not known how many people are in it.

The road will be closed for some time and motorists are urged to avoid the area or delay travel plans. Diversions are currently being set up at Te Mahanga Rd and Te Aute Trust Rd.