Serious injuries in SH30 crash
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on State Highway 30 near Lake Rotoma.
Police were notified of the incident, between Oxford Road and Matahi Road, at around 5.10pm.
“Initial indications are that there are serious injuries,” says a police spokesperson.
The road is closed and the Serious Crash Unit has been advised.
St John confirm they were alerted to a motor vehicle incident at 5.10pm.
Police and Waka Kotahi NZTA are advising motorists to avoid the area if possible or consider an alternative route.
The crash ocurred between Matahi Road and Oxford Road on SH30. Image. Google Maps.
"SH30 is currently closed between SH33 and SH34." says a Waka Kotahi statement.
Alternative routes of Northbound: SH30, left onto SH33, right onto SH2 right onto SH30 Southbound: SH30, right onto SH2, left onto SH33, left onto SH30, have been advised.
A caller to SUNLIVE says a number of vehicles appear to have been involved in a crash and that fire and ambulance crews are at the scene.
SunLive will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.
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