State Highway 5 is closed at Glengarry after a crash early on Tuesday.
The road will stay closed for a few hours.
The crash involved a single vehicle and there were no injuries, according to a police spokesperson. Both police and fire services attended the crash.
SH5 Glengarry is going to remain CLOSED for a few hours, please continue to avoid this area. For emergency travel, please detour via Palmerston North or Gisborne and allow at least an extra 4 to 5 hours travel time. Thank you for your ongoing patience. ^LZ https://t.co/2ZkYblJJGF
— Waka Kotahi NZTA Central North Island (@WakaKotahiCNI) March 21, 2022
The Napier-Taupō Rd closure is near the intersections with Glengarry Rd and Hedgeley Rd.
Just before 7am, Waka Kotahi advised drivers they should delay travel and avoid the area.
For emergencies, Waka Kotahi advised drivers to detour via Gisborne or Palmerston North, adding four to five hours of travel time.