The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 26 (Hamilton to Morrinsville) is closed due to a serious crash near Harbottle Road.
Emergency services are at the scene and detours are being set up. An update with information about the detours will be sent out shortly.
The road is expected to be closed for a few hours and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
For real time information on highway conditions and incidents visit www.nzta.govt.nz(external link) call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS or follow @nztawaibop on twitter.
For personalised information about driving conditions on their frequently used routes, motorists can check out and sign up to On The Move at www.onthemove.govt.nz.(external link)