2 car crash - State Highway 1 Brynderwyn
"2 car crash - State Highway 1 Brynderwyn -
Emergency Services are at the scene of a
serious two car collision on State Highway One on the south
side of the Brynderwyn Hill.
Three people have been
injured, two seriously. SH1 is closed in both directions and
diversions are in place as follows:
Waipu Gorge Road, Doctors Hill Road, SH12 and back to
Northbound traffic is diverted through Mangawhai and
via the coastal route to Waipu.
The Northland Serious
Crash unit will be investigating the
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