Two dead in crash near Oamaru

  • Updated
  • 29/01/2024

Two people have died in a crash south of Oamaru, Otago this morning.

Police said they were called to a two-vehicle crash involving a truck on Oamaru-Alma Road (State Highway 1) near Browns Road, Alma, Waitaki District at around 9am.

The Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team are investigating the crash.

A police spokesperson said the road is closed and will likely remain so for a few hours. Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to expect delays.