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SH2 reopened following crash near Papamoa

Motorists are advised to expect delays while emergency services attend the scene of a single vehicle crash between Sandhurst Drive interchange and Domain Road. Photos: Daniel Hines.

11.10pm update: State Highway 2 is open again following an earlier crash near Papamoa.

Emergency services were called after Police received a report of the crash at 9.20pm.

One person was extracted from a car after being initially trapped.

The road was closed with an alternative route in place, but has now reopened.

Earlier 9.45pm: There has been a vehicle crash on State Highway 2 near Papamoa.

"We were advised of a crash on SH2 at 9.20pm, just before the Papamoa turnoff, eastbound,' says a Police spokesperson.

"It appears to be a single car involved."

It is unknown at this stage whether there are any injuries.

A Sunlive reporter at the scene says that one car has crashed into another at the interchange.

NZTA advise that due to the crash between Sandhurst Dr interchange and Domain Rd, the road is blocked. Motorists are advised to expect delays or avoid the area.

An alternative route is to exit and turn left at Sandhurst Dr, turn right onto Papamoa Beach Rd, turn right onto Domain Rd and rejoin SH2.

At the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email newsroom@thesun.co.nz.

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