Serious crash forces closure of SH1 near Whangarei

A serious crash on State Highway One in Northland has forced the closure of part of the road.

The crash happened at Otaika, south of Whangarei today at around 6.30am.

Police say one person has received serious injuries, another has received moderate injuries, both will be transported to Whangarei Hospital.

The New Zealand Transport Agency says the highway is closed.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area or expect long delays.

It's unclear if anyone is injured.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle
A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle. Source: 1 NEWS

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