One person dies following truck and tractor crash
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."