Wellington Scoop

One driver dies after cars collide on SH1 north of Turangi

News from NZ Police
One driver has died after a head-on crash on SH1 at Turangi this morning.

The man in his 70s died after his car and another collided on the bridge north of Turangi.

The driver of the other vehicle received no injuries.

The road remains partially closed around the crash scene, while the Serious Crash Unit are investigating.

There are stop-go signs, so traffic travelling north and south should expect delays.

Earlier news from NZ Police
Two cars have collided at the bridge on SH1 north of Turangi at 6.25am this morning.

A man is in a critical condition in one of the vehicles.

The road will be closed while Police and emergency services are at the scene.