Fatal crash near Waharoa

A person has died on SH27 near Waharoa after a truck adn car collided around 4.45pm today.

One driver died at the scene, the ohter is uninjured.

Police says the crash is on the intersection of  State Highway 27 and Wairere Road, in Waharoa near Matamata. 

Diversions will be put in place shortly. 

Serious Crash Unit has been notified and the road is expected to be closed for some time.