Two cars, truck collide, blocking SH1 in Waikato

Police confirm two people are ‘seriously injured’ in  in a crash on State Highway 1 between Cambridge and Hamilton.
Police confirm two people are ‘seriously injured’ in in a crash on State Highway 1 between Cambridge and Hamilton. Photo credit: File

Two people have been "seriously injured" in a crash on State Highway 1 between Cambridge and Hamilton, police confirmed on Monday. 

The crash, which involved two cars and a truck, occurred in the northbound lane near the airport turn-off at about 5:30pm, police confirmed. 

"The road is closed and diversions are in place," police said in a statement.

Waikato Police posted a warning on Facebook for drivers to avoid the area, advising motorists to "please avoid this route until more information becomes available." 

Police said more updates on the crash were likely.

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