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One dead after two-truck crash in Waikato

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 22/06/2017

One person has died and a section of State Highway 1 in Waikato has been closed after a collision involving two trucks at Lichfield.

Emergency services were alerted at 2.15pm on Thursday and police say the person died at the scene.

SH1 has been closed between Ngatira Road and Wiltsdown Road - between Putaruru and Tokoroa - and motorists have been told to expect delays.

Police say road users should remember to drive to the conditions, with the weather in the area expected to deteriorate in the evening.

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