14 Oct 2015

Crash closes SH5 near Rotorua

4:18 pm on 14 October 2015

State Highway 5, just south of Rotorua is closed after a serious crash.

The closure affects traffic between Rotorua and Taupo as well as traffic between Rotorua and Tokoroa on State Highway 30.

Police said there was considerable congestion and motorists were being advised to delay their trips or use longer alternative routes.

The road is expected to be closed for some time.