Emergency services at the scene of the crash last night. Photo: Cameron Avery/SunLive.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash between a car and a 4WD on State Highway 2, near Bethlehem, Tauranga.
“One person was critically injured and another received minor injuries,” says a police spokesperson.
“The state highway was closed for three-and-a-half hours between Wairoa Road and Te Paeroa Road.
“If you witnessed the crash or have any information that may assist police, please get in touch on 105.”
People can also contact the Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.
Alternatively, information can be left anonymously via the Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 line.
Traffic stalled on SH2, in Bethlehem, last night.