SH2 reopens following crash
3pm Update: Police advise that State Highway 2 near Apata Station Rd is open following a crash earlier.
Emergency services are attending the scene of a crash on SH2.
Police received a report of a car hitting a powerpole at 1.30pm at the intersection of Apata Station Rd and SH2.
"A person required medical treatment - the incident appears to be a medical event," says a Police spokesperson.
"There is no blocking."
Earlier, 2.10pm: There has been a serious crash on State Highway 2 near Apata Station Rd, with the highway now closed.
NZTA advise that a serious incident has occurred near Apata Station Rd on SH2 between Katikati and Tauranga.
Emergency services are attending the scene, and SH2 has been closed.
At this stage it is unknown if there are any injuries.
Motorists are advised to delay their journey or use an alternative route.
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