Broken down truck - causing large delays Kapiti Coast
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Location: State Highway 1, Pukerua Bay,
District: National Alerts
truck - causing large delays
Police and other services
are at a broken down truck on State Highway 1 Pukerua
This has caused large delays back to as far as Otaki
for southbound for traffic.
There is no hard shoulder or
other area that the truck can be towed to. The services of a
large tow truck have been sort and we are hoping to have it
Police ask drivers to drive safely over
the Christmas Holiday period
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