SH1 south of Turangi reopen after fallen tree closes road

State Highway 1 has reopened just south of Turangi after a fallen tree had blocked the road.

Source: 1 NEWS

Fire and Emergency NZ said fire crews cleared the tree from the road with a chainsaw.

Two motorcyclists were caught up in the incident, but were not trapped when the tree came down.

The tree came down due to strong winds in the area.

St John said one person in a moderate condition was treated at the scene