SH 16 Helensville - Serious Crash
Location: SH 16 Helensville
Short description: Serious Crash
Emergency services are attending a serious
crash on SH 16 about 8km South of Helensville which happened
at about 3:40 pm.
SH 16 is blocked and traffic
diversions are in place at Helensville Township and Kiwitahi
At this stage it is understood that a single
vehicle is involved, and at least one person has died at the
The Police Serious Crash unit is investigating.
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