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Emergency services responded to a serious collision on SH2 -Parry Palm Avenue in Waihi. Police and emergency services were alerted to the crash between a campervan and a car at about 2.24 pm. Two people at the time were reported to have serious injuries.
Police notified media at 7:01 pm that they can confirm one person has died in Waikato Hospital following the earlier collision on SH2 – Parry Palm Avenue, Waihi.
The person who has died had been traveling in the car at the time of the collision. A second occupant from the car is reported to be in a serious condition in Waikato Hospital.
The road remains closed while police examine the scene. Diversions are in place. Northbound from Tauranga: Turn left onto Kenny St, continue onto Galbraith St, turn right onto Canon St. Southbound: In reverse.
UPDATE – 10:49 PM:
State Highway Two – Parry Palm Avenue, Waihi has now reopened following the earlier fatal collision.
Police were alerted to the crash between a campervan and a car at about 2.24 pm.
Police would like to thank motorists for their patience.
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