Karangahake Gorge open after serious crash

Karangahake Gorge between Paeroa to Waihi was closed due to a serious crash. Supplied photo.

State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge is now open following a serious crash.

The highway was closed on Thursday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash at 3.15pm.

"Three people suffered serious injuries and one other person suffered minor to moderate injuries in the crash," says a police spokesperson.

The highway was closed for several hours and re-opened around 10.50pm.

"Police would like to thank motorists for their patience while the diversions were in place.

"Enquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing."

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Posted on 23-07-2021 10:02 | By dumbkof2

when are these motorists going to learn just slow down