State Highway 2 reopens after two vehicle crash
UPDATED 8.50pm: State Highway 2 in Judea has re-opened following a crash between two vehicles.
Tamatea Arikinui Drive, SH2, was closed between the Waihi Road off-ramp and the Cambridge Road on-ramp and traffic was being diverted up Waihi Road.
Police were alerted to the crash at 6.10pm and one person has been taken to hospital with minor injuries.
UPDATED 6:30pm: State Highway 2 is closed at the Waihi Road off ramp following a two vehicle crash.
Police were called about 6.10pm following a two-vehicle crash on Tamatea Arikinui Drive, SH2 between the Waihi Road offramp and the Cambridge Road onramp, says a police spokesperson.
“There's nothing at this stage that suggests there have been any serious injuries”.
The road is blocked and traffic is being diverted up Waihi Road, the spokesperson says.
SH2 JUDEA, TAURANGA - CRASH - 7PM— Waka Kotahi NZTA Waikato/BoP (@WakaKotahiWaiBP) September 14, 2020
A crash has CLOSED a section of #SH2 (Tamatea Arikinui Dr) near the Waihi Rd off-ramp as vehicle removal takes place. Traffic is being detoured via Waihi Rd off-ramp while the crash is being CLEARED. The road is expected to be reopened soon. ^MF pic.twitter.com/25rK2qYNeb
Earlier: Reports are coming in of a truck crash on a Tauranga highway.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there is a crash on SH2/Taikitimu Drive, near the Waihi Road off-ramp.
"It appears a truck has crashed into a paddock.
"Fire and police are at the scene."
There are reports that the road is closed, although this is yet to be confirmed.
SunLive is working on getting more information and will provide an update when we can.
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