Three people were seriously injured in a head-on crash near
Helensville this morning.
The crash occurred around 6.20am this morning when two cars
travelling in opposite directions on the Kaipara Coast
Highway collided head-on at a bend in the road, just north of
The car travelling south had one male driver on-board who
suffered serious injuries in the crash.
The car travelling north had a female driver and a female
passenger on-board who both suffered serious injuries.
All three were taken by ambulance to Auckland Hospital.
No further details about those injured were immediately
A third car travelling north which was behind one of the cars
involved swerved to avoid the crash and ended up in a ditch.
That motorist was uninjured.
The Waitemata Serious Crash Unit was at the scene and the
road was expected to remain closed until at least 10am.
Police said it was too soon to say what caused the crash. The
Serious Crash Unit was investigating.