Delays expected following SH2 crash

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UPDATE 8.32AM: One person has been taken to hospital following a crash on State Highway 2 this morning.

A police spokesperson says they were alerted to a crash on SH2, in Te Puna, at 7.10am.

"The crash involved a car and a motorbike."

Police say the motorcylist has been taken to hopital by road ambulance in a moderate condition.


Reports are coming in of a crash on State Highway 2, between Tauranga and Katikati.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a person is lying in the middle of the road, near Te Karaka Drive, in Te Puna.

"It looks like a car and a motorbike have been involved in the crash.

"Police are at the scene."
Traffic is at a standstill in the area. Image: Google Maps.

Motorists are being warned to expect delays while emergency services work to clear the crash scene.

"Due to a crash between Munro Road and Te Karaka Road in the Te Puna area, one lane on SH2 is blocked. Expect delays or avoid the area if possible," says NZTA.

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