The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to avoid using State Highway 2 near Katikati or delay their travel after a serious crash closed the road.
The crash occurred near Wharawhara Road.
A diversion is in place and people can use Marshall Road and Tetley Road to get around the crash site
The NZ Transport Agency says traffic is heavy in the area and people should delay their travel if they can.
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