Police ask motorists to avoid SH50 south of Hastings after serious crash

  • 30/12/2023
AMBERLEY, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 10: A police officer stops a car at a checkpoint on April 10, 2020 in Amberley, New Zealand. With New Zealand in lockdown due to COVID-19, police are setting up checkpoints across the country to ensure people on the roads are travelling for essential purposes only. The Easter long weekend is a popular time for New Zealanders to go on holiday, however current Level 4 restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic requires everyone to remain at the place of residence they were in as of midnight 25 March when New Zealand went into lockdown. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)
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Motorists are being asked to avoid State Highway 50 south of Hastings after a serious crash on Saturday.

Police were alerted to the crash at the intersection of SH50 and Maraekakaho Rd at 1:35pm.

The crash involved two vehicles; one person suffered critical injuries and has been taken to hospital.

Police ask motorists to use SH2 rather than SH50 until further notice.