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Multiple Car Crash in Hawke's Bay

Emergency services are in attendance at a crash on SH 2 just north of Otane, Hawkes Bay, involving a truck and up to 4 cars.

Information is limited at this stage however it is understood that a number of people are trapped in vehicles and there are several injuries reported.

The number of people injured, seriousness of injuries or ages of those involved is not known at this time.

The northbound lane is currently blocked which will impact on traffic in both directions. Diversions will be put in place as soon as roading contractors are on scene and will be advised accordingly.

The cause of the crash is unknown.

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