One dead in Whangarei three-vehicle crash

  • 13/11/2016
One dead in Whangarei three-vehicle crash

A person is dead and several others are injured after three cars and a light truck crashed near Whangarei.

The accident happened on State Highway 1 in Mata, north of Ruakaka shortly before 5pm on Sunday.

One person has died and three others are seriously injured, police say.

St John ambulance says a total of five people are injured.

Diversions are in place at SH12 heading north and Mangapai Rd heading south.

The serious crash unit is investigating.

NZN