Dive squad known as in after automotive crashes into Wairoa River on SH29


Police are scouring the shoreline for an individual who was trapped inside a automotive when it crashed into the Wairoa River.

Two persons are believed to have been contained in the automotive when it veered off State Freeway 29 on the Decrease Kaimai into the river about 7.40pm.

One individual within the automotive has been rescued and brought to hospital with average accidents.

Officer in control of the scene Sergeant Dan Roser instructed the Bay of Loads Instances police have been persevering with to go looking, however the highway was now open.

One other individual believed to be contained in the automotive on the time of the crash continues to be lacking.

Emergency vehicles lined up on State Highway 29 after a car crashes into the Wairoa River. Photo / Sandra Conchie
Emergency automobiles lined up on State Freeway 29 after a automotive crashes into the Wairoa River. Picture / Sandra Conchie

Police say its Dive Squad has been notified.

Earlier the highway was closed for the security of these working on the scene.

A reporter on the scene stated there have been a number of emergency automobiles lined up alongside State Freeway 29.

She stated she may see folks each in uniform and in plain garments shining torches in direction of the water.