Location: SH1 Kaipara
truck fatal update
The male driver of a car is deceased
after a car v logging-truck crash, just north of the Schiska
Rd/SH 1 intersection, Kaipara District.
This occurred at
about 10.57am. Emergency services are at the scene. The
incident is being investigated by the Police Serious Crash
A diversion to Maungawhai is in place at
No further details are available until
next-of-kin have been notified.
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