SH29 fatal crash witness appeal

The road was closed for several hours as the serious crash unit examined the scene. File photo.

Police are asking for the public's help following last night's fatal crash on State Highway 29, Lower Kaimai.

Emergency services were called to the scene about 8.30pm after a car crashed into the back of a stock truck.

One person died at the scene and another was transported to hospital in a serious condition, says a police spokesperson.

"Police are hoping to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash, or who may have information that might help Police with their investigation.

"Additionally anyone who may have dashcam footage from around the time of the crash is urged to come forward.

"Anyone with information should call 105 and quote file number 200603/0119."

Anyone with information about the crash can contact Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.

Alternatively, information can also be called in anonymoulsy via the Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 line.

Non-emergency information can be phoned into the police's 105 number.

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