Pakaraka, Northland: Non-injury Crash - Diversion in Place
SH10, Pakaraka, Northland: Non-injury Crash - Diversion
A camper van has rolled after striking a
bridge on SH10, one km north of SH1.
The driver was not
injured but the road is blocked.
Diversions are in place
using Old Bay and Te Ahu Ahu Roads. This is not a major
diversion but delays can be expected and drivers are asked
to take care on the secondary roads involved.
should be cleared within the
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