13 May 2017

One dead, one injured in Northland crash

7:33 am on 13 May 2017

A man is dead and another is in a critical condition after a crash in Northland last night.

Police said two utes collided on State Highway 1 in Ohaeawai at about 10.30pm

One of the utes rolled near the intersection with Bulman Road, throwing two men in their twenties from the cab, police said.

One of the men died at the scene and the other was airlifted to Auckland Hospital, where he was in a critical condition.

A teenager was taken to Bay of Islands Hospital in Kawakawa with moderate injuries.