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Truck on fire - Waikato - SH27 - 11am Update

SH27

Truck on fire

Friday, 10 January 2014 - 10:59am

Waikato

LATEST UPDATE AS AT 11AM.

SH27 will be open again at midday.

UPDATE/CORRECTION

The scene of the accident is on SH27. Not SH7 as originally reported. Apologies for the typo error.

Police and Fire are attending a truck which is on fire on SH7 just south of the Ngatea turn off.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

The truck is not believed to be carrying any dangerous goods.

This stretch of SH27 is now closed and estimated to be so for up to 3 hours.

Diversions are set up at intersection of SH27 and Tahuna Rd to the south and intersection of SH27/SH2 to the north.

Motorists are urged to use alternative routes if possible.

ENDS

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