21 Jun 2013

SH29 detours after fatal crash

12:16 pm on 21 June 2013

Detours were put in place around State Highway 29 near Tauranga on Friday morning after a fatal crash.

One person died when a car and a logging truck collided at about 8.15am.

Diversions were put in place through Poripori Rd for Tauranga-bound vehicles and for Waikato-bound traffic through Cambridge Rd, State Highway 2 and Wairoa Rd and Poripori Rd.

Police said motorists using the Waikato diversion should take extreme care.