One dead, three injured after head-on collision near Tauranga

One person has died and three have been left injured after a car and a van were involved in a serious head on collision last night in Whakamarama, Western Bay of Plenty. 

Two people are in a serious condition and one was left with moderate injuries, reported St John. 

The accident happened near the intersection of State Highway 2 and Turner road, just north of Tauranga. 

The injured were taken to Tauranga Hospital. 

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