Fatal crash on SH2 south of Katikati

By Staff reporter

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UPDATED: 5.25pm

A person has died in a car accident on SH 2, south of Katikati.

Police have confirmed someone has died as a result of the accident between a car and a motorcyclist this afternoon.

The crash happened at the intersection of State Highway Two and Hot Springs Road, just south of Katikati.

A police spokesperson said the road has been reduced to one lane and motorists can expect some delays while the emergency services work to clear the scene.

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EARLIER:

Emergency services are at the scene of an accident on SH2 near Hot Springs Rd, south of Katikati.


It has been reported that a ute and a motorbike have collided just before 4.00pm today.


A Bay of Plenty Times reader called to say he saw five police cars rushing to the scene.  


It is believed to be a fatal crash but reports of this are unconfirmed by police at this stage. 


More soon on www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz.


Do you have more information about this accident? Call our newsline on: 0800 253 253.

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