Fatal crash on SH2
UPDATED: Police are at the scene of a fatal crash in Western Bay of Plenty.
The two-vehicle collision occurred on State Highway 2, between Te Puna Station Road and Te Mete Road, about 7.15pm.
One person has died at the scene and another has been taken to hospital, says police.
"The road is expected to be closed for some time. Diversions are in place on Te Puna Station Road and Te Puna Road.
"The Serious Crash Unit has been advised."
Reports are coming in of a serious crash on State Highway 2, north of Bethlehem.
A SunLive reader has emailed in to say there is a crash north of the Wairoa Bridge.
"It looks pretty serious. I think they might have to close the road."
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
Diversions are in place via Te Puna Station Road and Clark Road.
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