Serious Crash - SH1 Motutere Taupo - Bay of Plenty
"Police News Alert Issued *** 8.35am, January 31st
Car Vs Car serious crash.
car crash on SH1 Motutere Taupo has blocked the highway.
Early information is that 2 people were trapped but have
been extracted with all emergency services in attendance, as
is the police serious crash unit. Two rescue helicopters
have been called to the scene to transport the injured to
At this time, diversions are not in place and
the public are asked to avoid the area.
details are avaialble at this time and another alert will be
made as further is available.
"Police News Update *** 10.05am, January 31st (Friday) ***"
Car Vs Car - Motutere - Bay of Plenty
An update on the two-car crash on SH1 Motutere; both injured (status 1) are being transported to hospital via helicopter. One lane is now open utilising stop-go operator. The road will remain like this for some time as the cars are removed and debris removed. Traffic diversions cannot be implemented.
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