One person dies following truck and tractor crash

Diversions remain in place on SH5. File Image.

Police can now confirm one person has died following a crash on State Highway 5 at Ngatira this morning.

The crash, involving a milk tanker and a mowing tractor, occurred about 10.40am.

The tractor driver died at the scene, says a police spokesperson.

"The truck driver sustained moderate to minor injuries.

"Diversions remain in place and motorists should continue to delay travel or choose an alternative route."

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