Serious crash in Waikato
Emergency services have received reports of a serious car crash on Arapuni Road in Waikato between Putaruru and Te Awamutu at about 2.40pm.
A police spokesperson says the accident is in the vicinity of Monckton Road and Mellsop Road.
"The road is blocked in both directions as power lines have been brought down across the road.
"Police are advising motorists to delay travel or avoid the area."