Fatal crash in Northland

One man has died in a collision between a car and logging truck in Northland.

Police were called to the intersection of Schiska Rd and State Highway 1 in Kaipara District just before 11am.

A male driver died at the scene. It was unclear which vehicle he was in. No one else was injured.

A fire crew from Maungaturoto were at the incident within 15 minutes, said a Northern Fire Communications spokesman.

The road remains closed and a diversion to Mangawhai is in place at Kaiwaka.

The police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.


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