NZ police are responding to fatal crash, Topuni

State Highway 1 at Topuni, north of Wellsford, remains closed after a fatal crash earlier this morning.

A tanker and a truck collided shortly before 2am.

One person died and another was moderately injured.

The highway remains closed while the scene examination is ongoing, and is likely to be closed for another couple of hours.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.