Road Closed - Hingaia Rd, Karaka - Counties Manukau
"Police News Alert Issued *** 2.25pm, February 7th
Emergency services are currently
attending a crash where a truck and trailer has tipped over
on its side.
Hingaia Rd, Karaka is currently blocked
between Oakland Rd and Towai Rd.
Motorists are urged to
avoid the area to to use State Highway 22 as an alternative.
The road will be closed until approximately
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