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Fatal truck crash in Northland

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 25/05/2017

<span style="font-size:13px;">One person has died after a collision between a truck and another vehicle near Whangarei.</span> © Getty One person has died after a collision between a truck and another vehicle near Whangarei. State Highway 15 near Whangarei is closed following a fatal crash between a truck and another vehicle.

The collision happened at Maungatapere, 11km east of Whangarei, on Friday morning and has forced police to close the road near the intersection of Otaika Valley and Cemetery Roads.

Cordons are in place and SH15 is closed until further notice.

Police are at the scene and are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.

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