Fatal crash on state highway near Foxton after two cars collide

Ambulance leaving scene of a fatal crash on state highway 1 near Foxton.
Christian Dennison

Ambulance leaving scene of a fatal crash on state highway 1 near Foxton.

One person is dead after a two-car crash on State Highway 1 near Foxton.

The crash happened about 10.10am south of Foxton on Levin St, SH 1 near Newth Rd, a police spokeswoman said. 

Traffic was being diverted off the highway but the road has since been reopened. 

A St John spokeswoman said one person had died and another was taken to Palmerston North Hospital with moderate injuries. 

The two people involved are the drivers of each vehicle. 

A hospital spokeswoman said a woman was stable in the emergency department. 

The police serious crash unit are investigating.

 

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