UPDATE 6pm Serious Crash in Ōtaki – Saturday

“UPDATE 6pm- Serious crash at Ōtaki”

Diversions in place for the serious crash at Ōtaki this afternoon have been extended.

Traffic is being diverted off State Highway 1 at Mill Road, Waerenga Road, and Rahui Road.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating what happened.

To help Police with our inquiries, we would appeal to any members of the public who saw the crash at the Ōtaki roundabout around 4pm today to get in touch with your nearest Police station.

The pedestrian involved, who was in a serious condition, has been transported to Palmerston North Hospital.

“Serious crash in Ōtaki”

Police are reporting that State Highway 1 at Ōtaki is closed following a serious crash just before 4pm near the main roundabout.

Initial reports indicate it involved at least one vehicle and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian has been taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Diversions are in place for both northbound and southbound traffic off State Highway 1 at Mill Road, along Dunstan Street, and down Arthur Street.