Crash blocks State Highway 1 north of Wellington

Police and emergency services were at the scene of the crash. (Getty)
Police and emergency services were at the scene of the crash. (Getty)

One person is seriously injured after a collision involving a car and a truck on Old State Highway 1 in Peka Peka. 

Police said the crash happened shortly before 5:15pm, just south of the road to Peka Peka Beach.

The road is currently blocked and a diversion is in place for southbound traffic at Peka Peka Road. 

Police are advising motorists to expect delays and avoid the area if possible while the scene is cleared. 

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