Highway closed near Braemar as crash investigation completed

A section of State Highway 30 near Braemar Rd is closed this morning, as police investigate the crash which injured eight people last week.

One person was critically injured and multiple others sustained minor to moderate injuries, in the two-vehicle crash near Braemar on Friday afternoon.

It happened on State Highway 30, near Braemar Rd, with initial inquiries suggesting an east-bound vehicle had crossed the centre line and into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

Police investigating the crash have closed the highway this morning until 1pm.

Motorists can detour using SH34, through Kawerau.

Sam Gardner