Highway open after WBOP crash

UPDATE: State Highway 2, between Tauranga and Katikati, is now open.

The road was closed earlier following a two car crash on the highway, near Omokoroa Road.

A police spokesperson says two vehicles collided around 6pm.

The road was partially blocked and motorists were being advised to take an alternative route.

A police spokesperson says the road is now open and police are investigating the cause of the crash.


State Highway 2 is partially blocked following a crash.

Emergency services are responding to a crash at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Omokoroa Road in Bay of Plenty.

Two cars collided at 6pm and the road is partially blocked, says a police spokesperson.

"Motorists are asked to take alternative routes where possible.

"Those involved in the crash are not believed to be seriously injured."

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