Truck and campervan collide in fatal crash

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A man is dead and a woman has serious injuries after a collision between a truck and a campervan south of Levin today.

Police were called to the intersection of State Highway One and Kimberley Road at about 1.10pm.

They say an articulated truck with semi trailer and a mobile home collided in the south-bound lane of State Highway One.

The male occupant of the mobile home was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was freed from the wreckage by emergency services and was taken to Palmerston North hospital. Tonight she is in a serious but stable condition. The driver of the truck was shaken but unhurt.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash and have asked anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Levin Police on 06 366 0500.

Police are trying to identify the occupants of the mobile home so that next of kin can be told.

- APNZ

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