SH2 crashes keep emergency services busy
Police were called to a number of crashes in the Western Bay of Plenty on Monday, including one where a helicopter had to be brought in to transport an injured patient to hospital.
Emergency services were called to a two car crash, at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Willoughby Road, at 6.30pm.
A police spokesperson say one person was injured and a helicopter was called in to transport them to hospital.
Around the same time as the Tahawai crash, police were called to a minor crash on SH2.
“This one was a subsequent non-injury minor crash.”
Earlier in the day, emergency services were called to a two vehicle crash on SH2, near Wright Road.
A police spokesperson says they were notified of a two car collision at 12.41pm.
"At least one person reportedly has minor injuries, it looks like the road was blocked until around 1.30pm."