Caution whilst travelling throughout Northland District
"Police News Alert Issued *** 2.28pm, February 6th (Thursday) ***"
Police advise all motorists to use caution whilst travelling throughout Northland District over the next few days. The first significant amount of rain is falling after a long dry period making the roads particularly treacherous.
By mid-afternoon there had at least been 5 vehicle accidents reported throughout the region and it is strongly recommended that all drivers pay particular attention to their speed and following distances, bearing in mind the conditions.