Fatal pedestrian crash in Tauranga
A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck on Takitimu Drive in Tauranga this morning.
It happened around 4:40am near the Fifteenth Ave overpass.
Takitimu Drive is blocked from Elizabeth Street in the north.
Any Waikato-bound traffic will need to divert through Maungatapu along SH 29A, or along Cameron Road throught Tauriko.
Traffic comng into Tauranga from Bethlehem or Tauriko is not affected.
The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance and will be investigating.