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One killed in Haywards crash between truck and car; delays on SH2 and SH58

News from NZ Police
A person has died following a crash between a car and a truck at the intersection of State Highways 2 and 58 in Lower Hutt this morning.

Police are notifying the person’s whanau.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating and for that reason the road could be closed for some time. Diversions are in place.

Earlier News from NZ Police
Motorists travelling on State Highways 2 and 58 in Lower Hutt faced delays this morning following the serious crash at the intersection of the two main roads. Police were alerted to the crash between a truck and a car where the Haywards Hills Road meets the Western Hutt Road at 9:50am.

Diversions were put in place but Police asked that motorists avoid travel on both State Highways in these areas if possible.

News from NZTA
SH2 was closed between Silverstream and Fairway Drive after the crash. SH58 was closed eastbound from Pauatahanui.

The roads were reopened at midday.