Crashed truck blocks Auckland’s Southern Motorway
3 December 2012
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland/Northland
blocks Auckland’s Southern Motorway
Transport Agency says a truck has rolled just north of the
East Tamaki Rd northbound onramp on Auckland’s Southern
Motorway (State Highway 1). Northbound traffic is down to
one lane. However, all northbound lanes may have to be
closed for the recovery of the vehicle. Drivers are advised
to expect major delays and avoid the area.
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