3 Jul 2013

SH5 open again north of Gisborne

6:15 am on 3 July 2013

State Highway 35 north of Gisborne is open again after a fatal car accident on Tuesday evening.

Emergency services were called to the accident scene at about 6.30pm, after a car left the road near Whangara. Only one vehicle was involved.

One person was flown by helicopter to Gisborne hospital with serious injuries, and another was treated for moderate injuries.