Three deaths on North Island roads yesterday morning
WELLLINGTON: Three people died on the roads in separate crashes in the North Island yesterday morning.
State Highway 1 north of Auckland was blocked after a fatal crash about 10am involving a truck and two other vehicles. Police said the crash happened near Mahurangi West Rd, north of Puhoi.
One person died at the scene and three others were injured, two seriously.
In another crash, police were called to Albany Expressway at 6.07am to find one person had died.
The expressway was closed in both directions between the Tawa DrGreville Rd interchange and Mercari WayBush Rd.
Another person died yesterday after being hit by a car on State Highway 1 on the Kapiti Coast.
Emergency services were called to the incident, south of Otaki, about 5am. — RNZ