Two-car crash near Morrinsville, three injured
Police were called to a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 26 at Morrinsville early Saturday morning.
Three people have been taken to hospital - one with critical injuries, the others moderate.
Police report they were called to the collision about 3.10am. The Serious Crash Unit was also notified.
As a result of the crash NZTA has closed State Highway 26 near Morrinsville between Piako Rd and Avenue North Rd. A detour is in place, via Kuranui Rd and Avenue Rd.
Northbound: Turn right on to Kuranui Rd, then left on to Avenue Rd, then right on to SH26. Southbound: Northbound in reverse.
NZTA advise that motorists plan their journeys accordingly and allow extra time for travel. https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic
It is unknown when the road will be reopened, so is closed until further notice.
At the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email firstname.lastname@example.org