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Truck driver in serious crash still to be located

Truck driver in serious crash still to be located

Police are urging motorists to avoid the SH1 in the Tongariro National Park. The Desert Road remains closed following a serious crash early this morning and will remain closed for some considerable time.

Diversions have been put in place and motorists need to consider that these diversions will add time to their journeys.

Police are working closely with the Fire Service at the scene. Safety to the personnel working at the scene, and to the wider public, is paramount.

The driver of truck involved in this crash is yet to be located.

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