Passenger killed in collision on SH5 at Wairakei

News from NZ Police
A passenger died this morning in a two car collision on State Highway 5 at Wairakei.

The collision happened just before 2am.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Waikato Hospital, one in a serious condition. The male passenger of one of the vehicles died at the scene.

There are no further details as police are advising relatives.

State Highway 5 was closed closed between Palmer Mill and Ohaki Roads till about 6.30am