Infant killed in Opotiki crash

An infant has died following a car crash in Opotiki this morning.

Police said a 4WD vehicle came off the road and landed upside down in a drain off State Highway 2 at Waiotahi, Opotiki.

An infant in the car died in the crash, police said.

No one else in the car was injured

SH2 was closed for a time this morning between Paerata Ridge Road and the bridge over the Waioeka River.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

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