Crash on SH2 in Omokoroa

Posted at 4:44pm Friday 29 Sep, 2017

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Travellers between Tauranga and Katikati are warned to expect delays as reports are coming in of a two car crash at the intersection of Omokoroa Road and State Highway Two.

Emergency services were called about 4.30pm to reports that people may be trapped in the vehicles.

SunLive will have more information when it is available.

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Accident waiting to happen

Posted on 29-09-2017 22:23 | By comfortablynumb

Really need a roundabout here. Awful to turn right onto SH2 from Omokoroa Rd and its only going to get worst with all the new housing being built at Omokoroa.

Sorry for those involved, BUT

Posted on 29-09-2017 20:28 | By The Caveman

It's an intersection WAITING for MAJOR ACCIDENTS. NZTA - how many cars & TRUCKS, PASS this intersection on SH2 everyday - both ways? NZTA, how many vehicles EXIT Omokoroa Road onto SH2, (south - to Tauranga, OR north to Katikati, EVERY DAY? AND finally, how many vehicles coming from Tauranga TURN into Omokoroa Road EVERYDAY? OH, NZTA, don't say that you don't know, I have seen BOTH the rubber traffic counters AND people actually counting vehicles at this intersection MORE times than I can remember. The simple fact is that it's a 80/100 kph highway that has, either, traffic trying to enter the traffic flow from a STANDING start, OR even worse has traffic trying to CROSS the 80/100 kph traffic from a standing start. DEATH TRAP

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