One person has died following a car crash in Rotorua early
Northern fire communications shift supervisor Nicole Bernard
said the fire service was alerted that a car had came off
Hamurana Rd in Okere Falls at 5.20am.
"We arrived at 6.40am, when they got there they said there
was one person trapped. They came back and said there was one
The fire service were still at the scene with police and
No other vehicles were believed to have been involved in the
Police Northern Communications Centre Sergeant Dan Weir
the sole vehicle involved has left the road and hit a tree.
"At this stage one person has been confirmed deceased."
Hamurana Road between Te Waerenga Road and SH33 is closed
traffic in both directions while the Serious Crash Unit
investigates and the scene is cleared.
Motorists, especially large trucks that tend to use
road, are advised to take alternative routes.
- Brendan Manning of APNZ