A young man has died after a crash near Mt Bruce in Tararua this morning.
An ambulance central communications spokesman said the Life Flight Trust Helicopter met an ambulance just south of Mt Bruce on State Highway 2 following the 9am crash, but paramedics were unable to save the man.
A police central communications spokesman said the car the 20-year-old male was driving had hit a bank, and the driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, was initially being transferred to Wairarapa Hospital with serious injuries.
A diversion was in place on SH2 through Mauriceville and would likely remain until about 12.30pm.
The police serious crash unit were investigating.
- The Dominion Post
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