Two people have been injured after a serious crash on State Highway 11 in the Far North, police say.
Around 8pm on Friday, police responded to the crash on SH11/Paihia Road at Opua, where a car and van had collided.
Both northbound and southbound lanes were closed, and motorists were advised to take SH1 at Kawakawa if heading to Paihia, police said.
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The Serious Crash Unit was on its way to the scene and a delay of at least two hours was expected.