Gisbourne District Fatal Crash
Location: Ormond, Gisborne District
District: National Alerts
Short description: Fatal crash
One person is dead as a result of a crash between a car and a truck at Ormond in the Gisborne District early this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 2 at 12.40 am but confirmed the sole female occupant of the car was deceased on their arrival.
The collision caused the truck, which was carrying empty milk crates, to tip over. The driver however suffered no injuries.
At this stage the cause of the crash is unknown. A Police Serious Crash Investigator is on scene and a full investigation is under way.
Diversions have been put in place around the crash site however these will cause minimal disruption to normal traffic flow.