Congestion after fatal SH16 crash in central Auckland
Congestion after fatal SH16 crash in central
The NZ Transport Agency is advising all
drivers to avoid a section of State Highway 16 (SH16) in the
central Auckland suburb of Parnell after a fatal crash this
afternoon (7 January).
The crash involves a cyclist and a
truck at the intersection of Parnell Rise and The
The Transport Agency says detours are in place,
but congestion is heavy. It advises all drivers to avoid
the area until emergency services have cleared the
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