One dead in crash in Waikato town of Te Kauwhata

At least one person has died in the two-vehicle accident on  Waerenga Road.
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At least one person has died in the two-vehicle accident on Waerenga Road.

A person is dead and five others are injured after a two-vehicle crash in Te Kauwhata, in the Waikato. 

St John ambulance said two of the injured were in critical condition, one in a serious condition and two in a moderate condition.

Five ambulances attended the accident and treated six people at the scene. Five were transported to Waikato Hospital, one by rescue helicopter.

St John confirmed one person died at the scene.

The crash happened just before 4pm on Friday on Waerenga Rd.  

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Police, St John Ambulance and the Fire Service are attending.

Waerenga Rd was closed near the intersection with Kelly Rd and diversions were put in place.

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