One dead after head-on truck crash

By Abby Gillies

The crash scene on Kerikeri Rd. Photo / Northern Advocate
The crash scene on Kerikeri Rd. Photo / Northern Advocate

One man has died after a head-on crash between two trucks in the Bay of Islands this morning.

The trucks collided at 6.20am on Kerikeri Rd off SH10.

One of the drivers suffered critical injuries and had to be cut free from the truck by emergency services.

He had since died, police said.

The other driver was injured and taken to hospital.

Kerikeri Rd between SH10 and Maraenui Drive was closed.

Emergency services were still at the scene and police were investigating.

- APNZ

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