One dead in Murupara two-vehicle crash

Sat, Mar 11
A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash.

One person has died after a two-vehicle crash in Murupara, Whakatāne overnight.

Police say they were notified of the crash just before midnight.

One person died at the scene and another was taken to hospital in a critical condition but is now stable.

Others at the scene were hospitalised with moderate to serious injuries, police said.

The serious crash unit is investigating.