Serious crash near Whangarei
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash on SH1, south of Whangarei at Oakleigh.
Two cars crashed at around 4.50pm this afternoon and both lanes of the road are blocked.
Initial indications are that three people have been injured.
The road has been closed near Totara Road and there are diversions in place at Salmon and Springfield Roads for cars and other small vehicles, however it is not suitable for heavy vehicles or campervans
For that reason motorists are asked to avoid the area.