Serious crash closes road near Gisborne
State Highway 35 east of Gisborne is closed after a serious crash between a car and a truck.
It happened on Whangara Road just east of Makarori Beach Road around 9pm
The Serious Crash Unit is in attendance.
This stretch of road - between Gisborne and Tologa Bay - is likely to be closed for most of the night.
Motorists are asked to avoid travelling in this area if possible.
Issued by the Police Media Centre
You can also view this release, including any additional images, online at: http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/serious-crash-closes-road-near-gisborne