One dead following SH2 crash

Emergency services at the scene of the fatal crash. Photo: Cameron Avery.

One person has died following the two car crash on State Highway 2 in Whakamarama, Bay of Plenty. 

Emergency Services were called to the scene at 11.20am near Munro Road.

"The sole occupant of one vehicle died at the scene," says a police spokeswomen.

"One person in the second vehicle received moderate injuries."

A short diversion has been in place through Munro Road, however the highway is expected to reopen before 2pm.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating. 


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